Vegetation Fire

brush fire, grass fire, vegetation fire, contra costa county

Firefighters Battling Vegetation Fire In Walnut Creek

Firefighters are battling a three-acre vegetation fire Tuesday afternoon in Walnut Creek near the Lime Ridge Open Space, a Cal Fire spokesman said.

08/25/2015

San Rafael Brush Fire

2-Alarm Brush Fire Near Northgate Mall In San Rafael Considered Suspicious

San Rafael police and fire officials say a two-alarm brush fire near Northgate Mall that threatened an office building Friday evening is considered suspicious.

08/14/2015

Grass Fire in San Jose

2-Alarm Brush Fire Burns Several Acres Near Kelley Park In San Jose

A two-alarm brush fire burned between 3 and 5 acres near Kelley Park in San Jose Friday afternoon.

08/07/2015

Grass Fire

Gunfire At Sheriff’s Department Shooting Range Sparks 11-Acre Grass Fire In Contra Costa County

Gunfire at a Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Department gun range started an 11-acre fire near Clayton Thursday.

07/31/2015

A plane drops fire retardant along the edge of a grass fire in Sunol next to Interstate Highway 680, July 20, 2015. (CBS)

Grass Fire Threatens Structures In Sunol Along Interstate 680

Crews in Alameda County were battling a three-alarm grass fire near Highway 680 in Sunol, according to CalFire.

07/20/2015

brush fire, grass fire, vegetation fire, contra costa county

BART Extension Workers In Antioch Spark 7-Acre Grass Fire

Workers constructing the BART extension into Antioch accidentally sparked a grass fire Wednesday afternoon that burned roughly 7 acres of vegetation, a fire official said.

06/17/2015

Chopper 5 over a fire near Interstate 880 and Highway 238 in Hayward on June 8, 2015. (CBS)

Fire Burns Along I-880 In San Leandro Area, Sending Thick Smoke Into Air

A fire burning near I-880 and I-238 in the San Leandro area Monday afternoon, sent thick smoke into the air.

06/08/2015

Jadianna Larson (Sacramento County Sheriff's Department)

Burned Body Found On NorCal Road Is Missing 6-Year-Old; Police Arrest Mom’s Boyfriend

A search for 6-year-old Jadianna Larsen turned into a homicide investigation on Saturday after detectives announced a small burned body discovered in a rural area belonged to the missing child.

05/31/2015

Cal Fire planes spray slurry on a wildfire in the Altamont Pass, May 28th, 2015 (Photo by @brianjtarte, used with permission)

Cal Fire Battles 200+ Acre Vegetation Fire In Altamont Pass Area

Cal Fire is battling a 242-acre vegetation fire in Alameda County Thursday afternoon, Cal Fire officials said.

05/28/2015

Grass Fire

Small Grass Fire In Clayton Burns Area Near Jail

A grass fire that sparked Saturday afternoon in a mountainous rural area just east of the Marsh Creek Detention Center in Clayton is under control

10/12/2014

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