Grass fire

fire generic, wildfire, forest, brush, brushfire

Grass Fire Spreads To House In Unincorporated Livermore

Firefighters extinguished a one-alarm vegetation and house fire in unincorporated Livermore.

08/31/2013

(CBS)

Grass Fire Next To Highway 780 In Vallejo Extinguished

Firefighters extinguished a three-alarm grass fire that temporarily shut down a lane of Interstate Highway 780 in Vallejo Thursday morning, according to Vallejo fire officials and the California Highway Patrol.

08/29/2013

One of the numerous houses that burned along Marigold Drive in Fairfield. (Viewer Photo/Sondra Tabada)

7-Alarm Grass Fire Burns Several Homes In Fairfield

Several homes were damaged late Tuesday afternoon in a quick-moving vegetation fire that grew to seven alarms, scorched 40 acres and engulfed part of a neighborhood near Interstate 80 in Fairfield.

08/27/2013

Smoke billows above a fire near Camp Parks in Dublin, August 20, 2013. (Roberta Gonzales/CBS)

170-Acre Dublin Grass Fire Ignited By Grenade Creates Smoky East Bay Skies

Firefighters contained a grass fire that burned about 170 acres near the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin Tuesday afternoon and sent a plume of smoke into the sky that could be seen for miles.

08/20/2013

Fire crews at the scene of a crash in Belmont that knocked out power and sparked a grassfire. (CBS)

Belmont Police Arrest Man For Hit-And-Run That Sparked Grass Fire

A driver was arrested for hit-and-run after his vehicle collided with a utility pole in Belmont causing a grass fire and knocking out power in the area on Friday afternoon.

08/10/2013

A grass fire burns in Bay Point, July 25, 2013. (CBS)

Crews Gain Upper Hand On Grass Fire Near Bay Point Near Chemical Plant

A three-alarm brush fire in Bay Point grew to about 120 acres but was 90 percent contained Thursday evening, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District officials said.

07/25/2013

Fire truck at Station 84. (Contra Costa County Fire Protection District)

Pittsburg Wildfire Prompts Changes At CoCo Fire Protection District

A recent 500 acre grass fire in Pittsburg possibly sparked by illegal fireworks showed how critically understaffed the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District has become, Chief Darryl Louder said Tuesday.

07/10/2013

(CBS)

Car Fire Sparks Fast Moving Grass Fire Near Altamont Pass

Traffic is snarled on eastbound Interstate Highway 580 in the Altamont Pass area because of a grass fire that was sparked by a car crash.

07/04/2013

Chopper 5 over a grass fire in Benicia on June 18, 2013. (CBS)

120 Acre Grass Fire In Benicia Fully Contained

A grass fire in Benicia grew to 124 acres before it was fully contained Tuesday night, fire officials said.

06/18/2013

A car carrier fire caused a major traffic jam in Lafayette Thursday morning. (CBS)

Car Carrier Fire Causes Highway 24 Traffic Mess In Lafayette

A car carrier that caught fire was causing a major traffic backup in Lafayette Thursday morning.

06/13/2013

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