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.
A fire burning near I-880 and I-238 in the San Leandro area Monday afternoon, sent thick smoke into the air.
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.
Cal Fire is battling a 242-acre vegetation fire in Alameda County Thursday afternoon, Cal Fire officials said.
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
Firefighters are battling a vegetation fire in Newark Sunday night, an Alameda County Fire Department dispatcher said.
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.
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
A wildfire in Northern California has destroyed five homes and several other structures near vineyards in the Sierra Nevada foothills.
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.