Nature 'Nerds' Keep A Photographic Eye Trained On Mount DiabloA group of self-described "nerds" is keeping close watch on Mount Diablo as it recovers from last summer's massive wildfire.
No Charges For Target Shooter Who Sparked Fire On Mount DiabloContra Costa County prosecutors said Wednesday that they will not file charges against the person who sparked a fire that burned more than 3,100 acres in and around Mount Diablo State Park in September.
Mount Diablo Reopens To Visitors After Morgan Fire ContainmentMount Diablo State Park has reopened to visitors Monday after firefighters contained a blaze that charred more than 3,000 acres in the past week.
Morgan Fire On Mount Diablo 100% ContainedA fire that has burned more than 3000 acres in and around Mount Diablo State Park over the past week has been 100 percent contained
Cost Of Fighting Morgan Fire On Mt. Diablo Up To $4.5 MillionA fire that has burned thousands of acres in and around Mount Diablo State Park over the past five days has cost an estimated $4.5 million in resources, Cal Fire officials said Friday.
Morgan Fire On Mount Diablo Caused By Target ShootingInvestigators with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection have determined the cause of the Morgan Fire on Mt. Diablo to be target shooting, although the investigation was ongoing.
Morgan Fire Nearly Contained, Park Rangers Begin Cleanup The Morgan Fire that has burned more than 3,133 acres reached 90 percent containment Thursday morning and firefighters expect to have it fully contained by Friday.
Firefighters Battling Morgan Fire Expect Full Containment On FridayEvacuation orders have been lifted for residents who live near the site of the Morgan Fire, and the blaze is now 70 percent contained, with full containment expected Friday, according to Cal Fire.
Walnut Creek Fire Station Burglarized As Firefighters Battled Morgan FireA Walnut Creek fire station was burglarized while firefighters were battling the Morgan Fire on Sunday.
Morgan Fire 60 Percent Contained, Evacuations LiftedEvacuations were lifted and outdoor activities resumed Tuesday in parts of Contra Costa County as firefighters worked to quell the Morgan Fire on Mount Diablo.
Cooler Weather Aids Firefight On Mt. Diablo; 45-Percent ContainedThere was encouraging news for firefighting crews battling the Morgan fire Tuesday morning as there was no orange glow or plume of smoke visible on summit of Mt. Diablo.
Mount Diablo Wildfire Doubles In Size As Nearby Residents FleeA wildfire burning in Mount Diablo State Park grew to six square miles Monday, more than doubling in size over the 24-hour period since it broke out, forcing more people to leave their homes and leading to a smoke advisory for area residents.