An apparently vacant home and store that burned near the MacArthur BART station in Oakland early this morning had been used by political activists for squatting, meetings and events for years, fire officials said Wednesday.
Chevron is disputing an assessment by fire officials that a burst crude oil processing pipeline at its Richmond refinery led to a small fire there early Wednesday morning.
Fire crews worked to clean up a pipe leaking hydrocarbon after it caught fire at the Chevron Refinery in Richmond Wednesday morning.
One person was displaced by a fire that broke out Tuesday morning at an apartment in Oakland’s Maxwell Park neighborhood, a fire dispatcher said.
Hot, windy weather conditions are causing problems for firefighters who are battling a large wildfire in Shasta County.
Both directions of state Highway 12 in Fairfield have reopened following a four-alarm grass fire Sunday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A vegetation fire has scorched at least 100 acres and is threatening some buildings near Clayton at the base of Mount Diablo Friday night.
Firefighters from multiple agencies are battled a 3-alarm blaze at a former restaurant “Happy Harbor Marina & Trailer” near Isleton.
The fire broke out just before 1 a.m. on 159th Avenue in the Ashland Area. Firefighters were able to knock down the flames within minutes of arriving, but not before two residents, a cat and a dog were injured.
Police are investigating a small fire that was started by a man inside the Oakland International Airport early Friday morning.