California Turns To Civilians As Inmate Firefighters DwindleFaced with a shrinking pool of inmates to help fight major wildfires, California is increasingly turning for new recruits to its state Conservation Corps.
Soberanes Fire 60-Percent Contained As High Temps, Low Humidity Hinder BattleFirefighters working the 91,453-acre Soberanes Fire in Monterey County say the blaze did not spread significantly Saturday, despite high temperatures and low humidity that are expected to persist Sunday.
Over 10,000 California Firefighters Battling Wildfires StatewideMore than 10,000 firefighters battled wildfires Monday from California's Central Coast to Sierra Nevada forests or mopped up remnants of destructive blazes beaten into submission up and down the state.
Firefighters' Rates Of PTSD Similar To Combat VeteransFirefighters’ rates of PTSD are not unlike those of combat veterans, according to new research.
Cooling Vests Helping Prevent Cal Fire Firefighters From Overheating In Soberanes FireThe rugged terrain in the Soberanes Fire in Monterey County isn’t the only problem firefighters are facing - they’re also dealing with extreme heat.
2-Story Home Catches Fire In Daly CityFirefighters responded to a fire at a two-story home Sunday afternoon in Daly City.
3-Alarm Solano County Fire Extinguished After Burning 100 AcresThe three-alarm 100-acre Hastings Fire in Solano County is out and the scene was cleared and secured this afternoon, a county fire dispatcher said.
Bay Area Firefighters Dispatched With Special Equipment To Fight SoCal FiresFire crews from the Bay Area have been dispatched to help fight wildfires throughout the state.
Second Fire In A Week Burns At Alameda County's Altamont LandfillAlameda County firefighters say a new fire at the Altamont Landfill is producing a large amount of smoke and could keep burning for a couple days.
Firefighters Battle Brush Fire Near Former Site Of Candlestick ParkSan Francisco firefighters were battling a brush fire in the area of the former Candlestick Park on Tuesday evening, according to the fire department.
1st Responders Could Be Allowed To 'Jam' Drones Under Proposed California LawIn Sacramento, a bill banning drones from interfering with first responders has passed the Assembly and is now in the Senate.
Mobile Home Park Evacuated After Windsor Firefighters Find Possible ExplosiveEvacuations are under way this afternoon at a motor home park in Windsor after firefighters started fighting a fire and discovered what appeared to be an explosive device, a spokeswoman with the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office said.