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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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Vegetation Fire Burns North Of Livermore

A vegetation fire north of Livermore has spread across more than 50 acres Friday morning, Alameda County fire officials said.

10/04/2013

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Fire Crews Battle 3-Acre Fire Between Pittsburg And Bay Point

Fire crews are battling a one-alarm vegetation fire on Willow Pass Road between Pittsburg and Bay Point.

08/01/2013

Fire burns near the 2700 block of Pineridge Road, in the area of Lake Chabot Road, June 13, 2013. (CBS)

3 Separate Vegetation Fires Contained Across Bay Area

Alameda County fire crews were fighting a vegetation fire near Lake Chabot Regional Park that was burning up a ridge toward homes. Meanwhile, firefighters in Santa Clara County were battling another fire that destroyed a house near the Uvas Reservoir before spreading to nearby vegetation.

06/13/2013

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Fire Chars 240 Acres Just North Of Livermore

Cal Fire firefighters contained a vegetation fire around 2 p.m. that burned 240 acres just north of Livermore at Vasco Road

06/08/2013

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Sonoma County Struggles To Fill Volunteer Firefighter Vacancies

The County of Sonoma is raising a red flag about its dwindling firefighting ranks. Officials hope several dozen people will answer this urgent call to volunteer.

09/21/2012

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Wind Fuels 600-Acre Wildfire In Monterey County

Several residents in the area were advised to evacuate as a precaution but no mandatory evacuations were issued.

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