Wildfire Smoke Blankets Bay Area But Vehicle Exhaust Is Main Culprit In Sunday’s Spare The Air Alert
Smoke from Northern California wildfires hung over the Bay Area on Saturday and a Spare the Air alert was issued for Sunday, though officials said it was ozone — not smoke — that prompted the warning.
For decades, forest rangers in wooden towers across the West scanned the horizon with binoculars for smoke that could signal the start of a wildfire.
A two-alarm fire is burning in San Jose Sunday afternoon, according to the San Jose Fire Department and California Highway Patrol.
BART service was recovering Tuesday morning after reports of smoke on the underground tracks in San Francisco.
A fire burning near I-880 and I-238 in the San Leandro area Monday afternoon, sent thick smoke into the air.
Two people died and one is at a hospital in critical condition after a kitchen fire at a home in East Oakland on Wednesday evening, a fire battalion chief said Thursday.
BART service is recovering Monday morning after a mechanical problem on a train caused smoke to fill the 16th Street Mission station platform.
One person was transported to the hospital as a result of an apartment fire Sunday afternoon in Concord, a fire dispatcher said.
A thick, smoky haze may be visible over San Francisco Monday as thousands of people are expected to flood the city for an annual 4/20 celebration for marijuana enthusiasts.
Smokefree Movies has made it their mission to get excessive smoking to garner an ‘R’ rating in films. They argue that changing the rating criteria to include tobacco use will help shield younger people from using tobacco.