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Warm Forecast Forces Red Flag Warning For North Bay Hills This Weekend

Strong winds and low humidity are expected for the later part of the weekend and warm weather builds back in, raising fire dangers in the North Bay.



Red-Flag Warning Issued For North, East Bay Hills Due To Fire Danger

With warm temperatures forecasted for the Bay Area the National Weather Service issued a red-flag warning in the North Bay and East Bay hills due to high winds and dry conditions that pose as fire hazards.



Orinda Firefighters Extinguish Vegetation Fire Threatening Nearby Home

Crews put out a fire that burned an outbuilding and some vegetation in Orinda on Monday and threatened to spread to a nearby home, Moraga-Orinda fire district officials said Tuesday.



Red Flag Warning In Effect For Hills In East Bay, South Bay

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for the East Bay hills and the Diablo Range beginning Tuesday evening—signaling an earlier start than normal to this year’s fire season in the Bay Area, a local fire marshal said.



Red Flag Warning Issued For North Bay, East Bay Hills

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for hills in the East Bay and the North Bay beginning early Tuesday.


Crews battle a wildfire in the hills near Mt. Diablo (CBS)

Series Of Fires Break Out In The East Bay

Cal Fire and local fire crews contained three vegetation fires in eastern Contra Costa County late Friday.