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Officials Report Monticello Vegetation Fire 55 Percent Contained

All evacuation orders have now been lifted and all public roads are open, but firefighters continue to battle the blaze in steep, rugged terrain with difficult access.

07/08/2014

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San Bruno Apartment Fire That Left Woman Injured May Have Been Sparked By Narcotics Manufacturing

An apartment fire that left a woman with burn injuries Monday morning may have been sparked by a narcotics manufacturing lab inside the apartment, police said.

07/07/2014

Chopper 5 assesses the Napa Butts Fire Wednesday morning. (CBS)

4,300 Acre Napa County Fire Now 90 Percent Contained

Since the fire broke out near Butts Canyon and Oak Valley roads just after noon on Tuesday, four people were injured. Two homes and seven outbuildings were destroyed in the blaze as well, according to Cal Fire Battalion Chief Chris Christopherson.

07/07/2014

Fire rages through Los Gatos' Manresa Restaurant Monday, July 7th 2014 (CBS)

2-Alarm Fire Rages Through Kitchen Of Swanky Los Gatos’ Manresa Restaurant

A two-alarm fire devastated Manresa, a two-time Michelin star-winning restaurant, dubbed as the South Bay’s most famous and one of the biggest on the West Coast.

07/07/2014

Chopper 5 over the "Butts Fire" in Napa County on July 1, 2014. (CBS)

Butts Fire In Napa County 85-Percent Contained After Weekend Battle

Firefighters battling the Butts Canyon Fire in Napa County over the weekend have brought the blaze to 85 percent containment Sunday night, Cal Fire officials said.

07/06/2014

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Computer Failure Cripples 911 Dispatch System For Brentwood, Antioch Area

A computer failure has crippled the emergency dispatch center for the Brentwood and Antioch area.

07/06/2014

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1 Hospitalized After Cal Fire Bulldozer Overturns In Monticello Fire Area

A Cal Fire bulldozer overturned while battling a 7,000-acre vegetation fire near Lake Berryessa in Solano and Yolo counties Sunday sending one person to the hospital, Cal Fire officials said.

07/06/2014

Smoke seen from out-of-control grass fire burning near Lake Berryessa.

Monticello Fire Near Lake Berryessa Spreads Fast, Burns Past 7,000 Acres

A vegetation fire that started Friday night near the Monticello Dam at Lake Berryessa in Solano County has spread to 7,000 acres and is 30 percent contained.

07/06/2014

Smoke seen from out-of-control grass fire burning near Lake Berryessa.

Out-Of-Control Wildfire Near Lake Berryessa’s Monticello Dam Spreads To 5000 Acres

An out-of-control grass fire that began Friday night near Monticello Dam at Lake Berryessa in Solano County has spread to 5,000 acres and is only 15% contained Saturday evening.

07/05/2014

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Crews Battle 1,000-Acre Grass Fire Near Lake Berryessa; Dozens Of Homes Evacuated

A vegetation fire that started on Friday night in parts of Solano County was burning through 1,000 acres and 10 percent contained as of Saturday morning.

07/05/2014

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