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Lightning Sparks 66-Acre Wildfire In Monterey County

Latent fire sparked by lightning caused a 66-acre wildfire in Monterey County that was 90 percent contained Sunday evening, a spokesperson for Cal Fire said.

05/10/2015

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Construction Crew’s Torch Sparks Fire At Santa Cruz Hotel

A construction crew using a torch caused a fire at a Santa Cruz hotel on Friday afternoon, a fire official said.

03/08/2015

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Lightning Sparks 9 Wildfires Across California

Firefighters are working to put out nine wildfires that were sparked by lightning in the northeastern corner of California as a stubborn blaze to the west in Mendocino County continues to challenge crews.

08/10/2014

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Fire Near Stanford Campus Likely Caused By Floor Heater

A two-alarm fire that damaged a home near Stanford University on Sunday may have been caused by a floor heater malfunction, according to the Palo Alto Fire Deportment.

12/24/2012