Valley Fire Smoke Prompts Health Warning In Napa CountyNapa County officials Sunday warned residents in the north part of the county that smoke from the Valley Fire may be a health hazard.
Wildfire Smoke Blankets Bay Area But Vehicle Exhaust Is Main Culprit In Sunday's Spare The Air AlertSmoke 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.
Hi-Tech Camera Network Could Help Detect Forest Fires, Aid FirefightersFor decades, forest rangers in wooden towers across the West scanned the horizon with binoculars for smoke that could signal the start of a wildfire.
2-Alarm Fire Burning Near Highway 101 In San JoseA two-alarm fire is burning in San Jose Sunday afternoon, according to the San Jose Fire Department and California Highway Patrol.
BART Riders Report Smoke At San Francisco Powell St. Station, Transbay Traffic Briefly HaltedBART service was recovering Tuesday morning after reports of smoke on the underground tracks in San Francisco.
Fire Burns Along I-880 In San Leandro Area, Sending Thick Smoke Into AirA fire burning near I-880 and I-238 in the San Leandro area Monday afternoon, sent thick smoke into the air.
Oakland Kitchen Fire Kills 2, Severely Injures 1 OtherTwo 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.
Smoky BART Train At San Francisco's 16th Street Station Prompts Evacuation, Major DelaysBART service is recovering Monday morning after a mechanical problem on a train caused smoke to fill the 16th Street Mission station platform.
Concord Apartment Fire Sends 1 To HospitalOne person was transported to the hospital as a result of an apartment fire Sunday afternoon in Concord, a fire dispatcher said.
San Francisco Preps For 4/20 Celebration As Thousands Expected To Flood Golden Gate ParkA 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.
UCSF Study Declares Leonardo DiCaprio ‘Smokiest’ Actor In HollywoodSmokefree 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.
13-Year-Old Girl Dies Of Injuries From San Francisco Mission District Fire Which Killed FatherA 13-year-old girl trapped with her family as her second story home burned in San Francisco's Mission District earlier this month has died.