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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

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Grass Fire Blocks Lane Of I-80 In Solano County

A grass fire has blocked the right lane of eastbound Interstate Highway 80 at the interchange of northbound Interstate Highway 505 Wednesday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

07/22/2015

A plane drops fire retardant along the edge of a grass fire in Sunol next to Interstate Highway 680, July 20, 2015. (CBS)

Grass Fire Threatens Structures In Sunol Along Interstate 680

Crews in Alameda County were battling a three-alarm grass fire near Highway 680 in Sunol, according to CalFire.

07/20/2015

Chopper 5 over a grass fire in Vallejo on July 10, 2015. (CBS)

Vallejo Brush Fire Contained After Scorching 45 Acres

Firefighters contained a 45-acre brush fire in Vallejo and unincorporated Solano County Friday afternoon, a Vallejo fire official said.

07/10/2015

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.

06/29/2015

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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

Fire burning vegetation (Getty Images)

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

brush fire, grass fire, vegetation fire, contra costa county

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

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