Poison Oak

Nearly 200 Firefighters Treated For Poison Oak While Battling Wildfire Near San Luis Obispo

Nearly 200 firefighters battling a blaze on California’s Central Coast had to be treated for poison oak.


brush fire, grass fire, vegetation fire, contra costa county

Firefighters Battling Vegetation Fire In Walnut Creek

Firefighters are battling a three-acre vegetation fire Tuesday afternoon in Walnut Creek near the Lime Ridge Open Space, a Cal Fire spokesman said.


KPIX 5 reporter Andria Borba snapped this photo of the Jersualem Fire in Lake County on August 10, 2015. (CBS)

3rd Lake County Fire Now Fully Contained After Burning 25,000 Acres

The Jerusalem Fire that burned more than 25,000 acres in Lake County and the northern tip of Napa County was fully contained by Monday evening, Cal Fire officials said.


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Peterson Fire Chews Through 215 Acres In Lake County

A new fire in Lake County has now burned through 215 acres of vegetation.



Grass Fire That Burned 2,700 Acres Near Livermore 100 Percent Contained

As of Sunday morning, firefighters say the blaze has been fully contained.



Jerusalem, Tesla Wildfires Nearing Full Containment

With some help from cooler temperatures, firefighters are making progress on both blazes.


Map of Tesla Fire burning near Livermore. (CBS)

Grass Fire That Burned 2,500 Acres Near Livermore 70 Percent Contained

A grass fire that has burned 2,500 acres in Alameda County east of Livermore was 70 percent contained as of Friday morning, according to Cal Fire.


A tanker drops fire retardant on a grass fire near Tesla and Corral Hollow roads in unincorporated Alameda County east of Livermore, August 19, 2015. (CBS)

2,500-Acre ‘Tesla’ Fire Burns Near Livermore, 5 Percent Contained

A fast-moving grass fire burning east of Livermore has quickly grown to 2,500 acres Wednesday evening, according to Cal Fire, and firefighters have it 5 percent contained.


Walker Fire (CBS)

Plague, Wildfire Shut Down Access To Yosemite, Campgrounds

Fire and the plague have made getting to and around Yosemite National Park difficult for summer campers.


San Rafael Brush Fire

2-Alarm Brush Fire Near Northgate Mall In San Rafael Considered Suspicious

San Rafael police and fire officials say a two-alarm brush fire near Northgate Mall that threatened an office building Friday evening is considered suspicious.