Wildfire

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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

Grass Fire in San Rafael

High Tech Camera System To Help Firefighters Spot Wildfires In Marin County

High tech cameras and sensors are helping firefighters in the North Bay swing into action when wildfires strike.

11/04/2014

Retired U.S. Navy Pilot Craig Hunt was killed while piloting an air tanker in a firefight in Yosemite National Park. (Source: Sarah Hunt-Lauterbach)

Memorial Service For Air Tanker Pilot Who Died Fighting Yosemite Fire To Be Held Tuesday

A memorial service for the air tanker pilot who died battling a wildfire in Yosemite last week will be held Tuesday in San Jose, Cal Fire officials said.

10/18/2014

A lot cleared of debris after the Boles Fire tore through the town of Weed in Siskiyou County. (CBS)

One Month After Wildfire Scorches Town Of Weed, Cleanup In High Gear

One month ago, the Boles Fire tore through the town of Weed in Siskiyou County, wiping out almost 200 homes in a matter of hours. Today, the cleanup is in high gear.

10/14/2014

The fire at Roy’s Redwoods Open Space Preserve just north of the San Geronimo Golf Course near Woodacre. (Courtesy: Marin County Spokesman Brent Ainsworth)

Fire Burns 4-Acres In Marin County Redwood Grove

A fire that burned about four acres of one of Marin County’s largest redwood groves was 90 percent contained as of late Tuesday afternoon.

10/14/2014

Western Wildfire

Yosemite Wildfire Almost Contained; I-80 Applegate Fire At 67 Percent

Fire crews have significantly increased their containment of a fire at the edge of Yosemite National Park as well as another fire burning near Interstate 80 at Applegate.

10/12/2014

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