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KPIX 5 reporter Simon Perez took this photo of a helicopter dousing flames on a fire in Fairfield on June 20, 2014. (CBS)

5-Alarm Fire Contained In Fairfield Area After Evacuations, Buildings Burned

A 5-alarm grass fire in the Cordelia area west of Fairfield was contained Friday evening at around 5 acres, after several structures were burned and numerous homes were evacuated.

06/20/2014

Flames and smoke from a fire in the Oakland Hills as seen from Chopper 5, July 17, 2014. CBS)

Series Of 5 Oakland Hills Brush Fires Deemed Suspicious

A series of five brush fires that broke out in the Oakland hills Tuesday afternoon have been deemed suspicious, a fire battalion chief said.

06/17/2014

Grass Fire

2-Alarm Grass Fire Burns 1 Acre In Suisun City

Fire crews got control of a two-alarm fire that burned about an acre of grass in Suisun City Sunday afternoon.

06/15/2014

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Wildfire In Marin County Samuel P. Taylor State Park 50 Percent Contained

A 35-acre wildfire burning in Samuel P. Taylor State Park in west Marin County is 50 percent contained as of Thursday afternoon, a Marin County Fire Department battalion chief said.

06/12/2014

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Heat In Contra Costa Co. Leads To Downed Power Line, Grass Fires, Outage

High temperatures led to an equipment failure and downed power line that sparked two small grass fires and an outage affecting some 2,400 PG&E customers near the Walnut Creek-Lafayette border on Sunday night

06/09/2014

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Fremont Fire Crews Put Out Grass Fire After 1-Hour Battle

Fire crews have extinguished a one-alarm grass fire in Fremont, according to an Alameda County Fire Department dispatcher.

06/08/2014

Santa Cruz Mountains Wildfire

Fire Burns Several Acres On Mount Madonna In Santa Cruz Mountains

A brush fire burning in the Santa Cruz mountains Friday evening was around 90 percent contained, according to a Cal Fire official.

05/16/2014

A large home in Gilroy was badly damaged by a grass fire Thursday. (CBS)

Grass Fire Destroys Home In Gilroy

A grass fire just outside of Gilroy heavily damaged a house and destroyed an outbuilding Thursday afternoon, a Cal Fire Battalion Chief said.

05/15/2014

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Grass Fire Burning Near Interstate 580 At Eden Canyon In Castro Valley

A fast-moving grass fire burned near westbound Interstate 580 at the Eden Canyon off-ramp during Wednesday afternoon rush hour.

05/14/2014

Flames and smoke from a vegetation fire in Pittsburg, March 20, 2014. (CBS)

Small Fire Breaks Out Near 40-Acre Pittsburg Brush Fire That Injured Firefighter

Firefighters in Pittsburg quickly put out a small grass fire Friday morning at the site of a three-alarm brush fire that burned 40 acres and sent a firefighter to the hospital Thursday evening and remained at the scene to watch for flare-ups, a fire captain said.

03/21/2014

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