Vegetation Fire

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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Firefighters Battle Vegetation Fire In Newark

Firefighters are battling a vegetation fire in Newark Sunday night, an Alameda County Fire Department dispatcher said.

08/03/2014

Wildfire Aerial

Hundreds Evacuated As Firefighters Battle Slew Of West Coast Blazes

Lightning sparked dozens of fires in Northern California, including one in rural Modoc County that spurred some 120 people to evacuate, and the threat of more strikes along with winds from looming thunderstorms could aggravate the firefight.

08/02/2014

Firefighters at the scene of a brush fire just outside of San Jose north of Alum Rock Park. (CBS)

Firefighters Battling 3-Alarm Brush Fire Outside East San Jose

Scores of firefighters have controlled a three-alarm brush fire triggered by a car fire and that blackened 12 acres outside East San Jose north of Alum Rock Park

07/29/2014

Gold Country Wildfire

Sierra Foothills Wildfire Claims 5 Homes; 750 Evacuated Near Plymouth

A wildfire in Northern California has destroyed five homes and several other structures near vineyards in the Sierra Nevada foothills.

07/26/2014

Clayton Vegetation Fire

Evacuation Order Lifted After Fire Burns Area Near Clayton In Contra Costa County

A vegetation fire that started Friday night rural area of Contra Costa County was 80 percent contained and the area of the fire had been reduced from 120 acres to 80 acres Saturday morning.

07/12/2014

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