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Grass Fire

Bay Point Vegetation Fire Burns 37 Acres Before Firefighters Contain It

A fire burned 37 acres in windy conditions in Bay Point before being contained Monday afternoon, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District officials said.

07/27/2015

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2 Fires Burn Thousands Of Acres In Sierra Nevada Foothills, Threaten Homes

The Lowell fire has burned 4,000 acres of brush and is threatening dozens of buildings in the Sierra foothills.

07/26/2015

Bully Fire

Hi-Tech Camera Network Could Help Detect Forest Fires, Aid Firefighters

For decades, forest rangers in wooden towers across the West scanned the horizon with binoculars for smoke that could signal the start of a wildfire.

07/26/2015

Grass Fire

Brush Fire Burns 5 Acres In Pacifica

A brush fire that has burned approximately five acres in Pacifica is 10 percent contained Thursday evening, according to fire officials.

07/23/2015

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20 Acre Brush Fire Allowed To Burn Near Bay Point; 3rd Recent Fire In Same Location

Firefighters allowed a small brush fire to consume roughly 20 acres of vegetation on Wednesday after responding to the same location near Bay Point for the third time in recent weeks, a fire official said Thursday.

07/23/2015

Drone in Flight

California Bill Would Let Firefighters Destroy Drones Interfering With Public Safety

Anyone caught flying a drone over a fire or emergency scene could have it destroyed under a proposed bill.

07/21/2015

Grass Fire

Wildfire Consumes Over 80 Acres Near San Jose

A wildfire near San Jose Sunday afternoon has so far consumed roughly 81 acres of vegetation and was still burning Sunday evening, a Cal Fire official said.

06/28/2015

Flames scorched a hillside just outside Antioch in the area of Contra Loma Regional Park and Black Diamond Mines Regional Park, June 24, 2015. (CBS)

Hikers Brought To Safety As Growing Antioch Area Wildfire Burns

Two hikers were brought to safety as a growing wildfire in Contra Costa County burned out of control Wednesday.

06/24/2015

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San Jose Firefighters Work To Put Out 2-Alarm Fire

Firefighters are working to extinguish a two-alarm fire Sunday evening in San Jose, according to the San Jose Fire Department.

06/21/2015

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Firefighters Put Out 1-Alarm Blaze At San Francisco Union Street Jewelry Shop

Firefighters put out a one-alarm fire at Union Street Goldsmith jewelry shop in San Francisco’s Marina District early Monday morning.

06/08/2015

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