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2-Alarm Brush Fire Shuts Down San Jose Expressway

Firefighters are responding to the scene of a two-alarm fire in San Jose today, according to a fire dispatcher.

05/24/2015

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San Jose Firefighters Contain 2-Alarm Grass Fire Near Funeral Home

Firefighters have contained a two-alarm grass fire that consumed between 5 and 7 acres of vegetation Sunday evening in San Jose, a fire captain said.

05/17/2015

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Firefighters Contain 10-Acre Wildfire Near Gilroy

Firefighters have contained a 10-acre wind-driven fire in the San Martin area of southern Santa Clara County Monday afternoon.

05/11/2015

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Lightning Sparks 66-Acre Wildfire In Monterey County

Latent fire sparked by lightning caused a 66-acre wildfire in Monterey County that was 90 percent contained Sunday evening, a spokesperson for Cal Fire said.

05/10/2015

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Early-Season Fire Scorches Eucalyptus Grove Near Bolinas

A wildfire in a remote area near the town of Bolinas burned 3 1/2 acres Sunday before being fully contained by mid-morning, the Marin County Fire Department reported.

05/10/2015

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Fire Breaks Out Behind I-80 Rest Stop In Vallejo

Fire crews are battling a one-alarm grass fire off of Interstate Highway 80 in Vallejo Sunday afternoon, according to a fire official.

04/12/2015

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Hundreds Return To Eastern Sierra Towns Charred By Wildfire

More than 200 people from two communities ravaged by a wildfire in the Eastern Sierra are now being allowed back in.

02/10/2015

The round fire damaged at least 45 buildings, according to Calfire. (CBS)

7,000-Acre Fire In Sierra Nearing Full Containment

A wind-driven fire that destroyed 40 residents and damaged 5 others near the Nevada border is now 85 percent contained.

02/09/2015

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Wind-Driven Wildfire Destroys 40 Homes At Base Of Sierra Nevada

Fire crews have increased containment of a wind-driven wildfire that destroyed 40 homes, but say they don’t know yet when residents evacuated from two small California towns at the eastern base of the Sierra Nevada will be able to return home.

02/08/2015

"Cinder" the bear cub was badly burned in a Washington state wildfire and cared for at a Lake Tahoe wildlife facility. (CBS)

Bear Cub Badly Burned In Washington Recovering After Stint In Tahoe Wildlife Facility

An injured bear cub who was recovering at a Lake Tahoe wildlife facility is going back home.

11/24/2014

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