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BART Service Restored After Pine Needle Fire On Tracks

BART officials Wednesday morning said the system is running on time again following delays due to pine needles catching fire on the tracks.

07/15/2015

A fire in San Jose caused major damage to at least two homes. (CBS)

2-Alarm Fire Burning Near Highway 101 In San Jose

A two-alarm fire is burning in San Jose Sunday afternoon, according to the San Jose Fire Department and California Highway Patrol.

07/12/2015

Chopper 5 over a grass fire in Vallejo on July 10, 2015. (CBS)

Vallejo Brush Fire Contained After Scorching 45 Acres

Firefighters contained a 45-acre brush fire in Vallejo and unincorporated Solano County Friday afternoon, a Vallejo fire official said.

07/10/2015

A victim treated for injuries after an early morning fire broke out on a train heading from Richmond to Fremont. (Tim Ryan/CBS SF)

BART Stations Reopen After Early Morning BART Fire Injures 3, Prompts Major Delays

All BART stations are now open after a fire on a train closed multiple stations in Alameda County earlier Thursday, according to BART officials.

07/09/2015

Aerial view of the Danville brush fire on July 7. (CBS SF)

30-Acre Brush Fire Burning Near Danville Elementary School

Firefighters are working to put out a grass fire burning in Danville Tuesday afternoon, Cal Fire officials said.

07/07/2015

Firefighters and pet owners outside of Home Away from Home Pet Spa in Monterey,  July 5, 2015. (CBS)

15 Dogs Killed In Fire At Monterey Boarding Facility

Authorities say 15 dogs died in a fire at a Central California boarding facility that cares for pets while their owners are away on vacation.

07/06/2015

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6-Alarm Brush Fire Near Vacaville Possibly Threatening Homes

A car fire ignited a fast-spreading vegetation fire Monday morning that could be threatening several homes near Vacaville.

07/06/2015

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Drone Flying Too Close To Wildfire Grounds Forest Service Planes

Authorities briefly grounded a U.S. Forest Service reconnaissance plane flying over a series of small wildfires near Redding after a drone flew to close to the scene.

07/02/2015

In this undated photo provided by the U.S. Forest Service, the Rim Fire burns near Groveland Ranger Station in Groveland, California. (credit: USFS)

Dry Weather Bringing A Longer Fire Season: 13 Tips Homeowners Should Know

Because of the 4-year drought, fire season is now 24/7, 12 months a year. Here are helpful tips and reminders for all of us.

07/01/2015

California State Parks

4th Of July Safety At California State Parks During The Drought

The holiday weekend is expected to be a busy one for many California state parks, and officials are reminding people to be safe outdoors.

06/30/2015

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