A wildfire sparked by a turkey vulture that caught fire after shorting out two power lines according to a witness burned parts of an RV and two properties in Martinez Tuesday morning, causing an estimated $80,000 in damage, a fire official said.
Inaugural Beijing-San Jose Flight Saluted With Celebratory Water Plume On 1st Day Of City’s Tough Water Rules
Two San Jose fire engines gave a celebratory soaking to a Boeing 787 Dreamliner Monday, the same day tough new water restrictions went into effect.
Fire officials say a lightning-sparked fire in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest is growing extremely slowly, allowing crews to gently back it down toward containment lines.
Fire officials say a lightning-sparked wildfire in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest remained at 1,480 acres overnight, with containment at 20 percent as of Sunday morning.
Fire officials Saturday said a lightning-sparked blaze in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest has grown to 1,331 acres and is about 5 percent contained.
Firefighters have contained a two-alarm fire Friday morning that killed a dog in a three-story apartment building in the Fisherman’s Wharf neighborhood of San Francisco, fire officials said.
Authorities are checking whether a lightning strike sparked a grass fire in Moraga Wednesday morning.
Several cars went up in flames at a Chevy dealership in Novato Monday night, leading police to believe it’s the work of an arsonist who was caught on surveillance footage.
East Bay Assemblywoman Proposes Cap On Buying Butane As Illegal Hash-Lab Explosions Become More Common
Health officials in California are concerned about a large increase in the number of hash-oil explosions stemming from illegal labs.
A big rig caught fire in the Altamont Pass Tuesday morning causing heavy traffic delays through Livermore.