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A wildfire quickly spread to over 200-acres in Lompoc, threatening homes and a Spanish Mission. (CBS)

Fast-Moving Wildfire Forces Evacuations At Spanish Mission Near Santa Barbara

A wildfire burning near a historic mission in a rural area of Lompoc has prompted authorities to order the evacuation of approximately 1,200 people.

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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

A grass fire burns in Livermore in the area of Tesla Road near Lake Del Valle, June 25, 2015. (CBS)

Firefighter Injured In Livermore Grass Fire

A grass fire east of Livermore has spread to 40 acres, burned a structure and injured a firefighter Thursday afternoon, according to Cal Fire.

06/25/2015

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Cal Fire Suspends Outdoor Burning In Three Bay Area Counties

Cal Fire has suspended all permits for outdoor residential burning starting Monday in areas of Santa Clara, Alameda and Contra Costa counties that are not served by a city or county fire department, Cal Fire officials said Thursday

06/25/2015

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

Antioch Grass Fire Contained After Burning 500+ Acres, Forcing Home Evacuations

A 500-acre wildfire burning in the Contra Loma Regional Park area of Antioch Wednesday afternoon forced the mandatory evacuations of dozens of homes, as fire crews battled intense heat and 20 mph winds whipping over the drought-parched grassland.

06/24/2015

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BART Extension Workers In Antioch Spark 7-Acre Grass Fire

Workers constructing the BART extension into Antioch accidentally sparked a grass fire Wednesday afternoon that burned roughly 7 acres of vegetation, a fire official said.

06/17/2015

A grass fire in Moraga may have been sparked by lightning. (Courtesy: Moraga-Orinda Fire Department)

Lightning May Have Sparked Moraga Grass Fire

Authorities are checking whether a lightning strike sparked a grass fire in Moraga Wednesday morning.

06/10/2015

Cal Fire planes spray slurry on a wildfire in the Altamont Pass, May 28th, 2015 (Photo by @brianjtarte, used with permission)

Cal Fire Battles 200+ Acre Vegetation Fire In Altamont Pass Area

Cal Fire is battling a 242-acre vegetation fire in Alameda County Thursday afternoon, Cal Fire officials said.

05/28/2015

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San Jose Firefighters Contain 2-Alarm Grass Fire Near Funeral Home

Firefighters have contained a two-alarm grass fire that consumed between 5 and 7 acres of vegetation Sunday evening in San Jose, a fire captain said.

05/17/2015

A grass fire along I-580 in Altamont. (CBS)

Grass Fire Along I-589 Near Altamont Pass Causes Traffic Delays In Both Directions

Fire crews have contained a roughly 75-acre grass fire in the center divide of Interstate Highway 580 in Alameda County Sunday afternoon, a Cal Fire official said.

05/17/2015

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