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Vegetation Fire

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

Wildfire Near Clayton

Downed Power Line Sparks Fire Threatening Buildings Near Clayton

A vegetation fire has scorched at least 100 acres and is threatening some buildings near Clayton at the base of Mount Diablo Friday night.

07/11/2014

Smoke seen from out-of-control grass fire burning near Lake Berryessa.

Monticello Fire Near Lake Berryessa Spreads Fast, Burns Past 7,000 Acres

A vegetation fire that started Friday night near the Monticello Dam at Lake Berryessa in Solano County has spread to 7,000 acres and is 30 percent contained.

07/06/2014

Concord grass fire

Multiple Contra Costa Fires Keep Crews Busy Friday Night

Firefighters were called to multiple fires throughout Contra Costa County on Friday night as many Fourth of July celebrations were in full swing.

07/05/2014

Grass Fire

2-Alarm Grass Fire Burns 1 Acre In Suisun City

Fire crews got control of a two-alarm fire that burned about an acre of grass in Suisun City Sunday afternoon.

06/15/2014

Firefighter Graphic

Vegetation Fire Burns About 40 Acres In Bay Point

A vegetation fire burned about 40 acres in Bay Point early Saturday morning and took firefighters nearly five hours to control, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.

06/07/2014

Paper Lanterns

Airborne Paper Lanterns, Banned In State, Behind Recent Sonoma County Fires

Sonoma County’s fire prevention officers are warning residents about the illegal use of sky lanterns that have started a number of vegetation fires.

04/17/2014

A fire at a homeless encampment site in Corte Madera. (CBS)

Fire At Corte Madera Homeless Encampment Brought Under Control

Firefighters brought a 3-acre vegetation fire at a homeless encampment site in Corte Madera under control early this morning, according to a fire chief.

01/03/2014

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