A fire burned 37 acres in windy conditions in Bay Point before being contained Monday afternoon, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District officials said.
The Lowell fire has burned 4,000 acres of brush and is threatening dozens of buildings in the Sierra foothills.
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.
A brush fire that has burned approximately five acres in Pacifica is 10 percent contained Thursday evening, according to fire officials.
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.
Anyone caught flying a drone over a fire or emergency scene could have it destroyed under a proposed bill.
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.
Two hikers were brought to safety as a growing wildfire in Contra Costa County burned out of control Wednesday.
Firefighters are working to extinguish a two-alarm fire Sunday evening in San Jose, according to the San Jose Fire Department.
Firefighters put out a one-alarm fire at Union Street Goldsmith jewelry shop in San Francisco’s Marina District early Monday morning.