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Bully Fire

400 Firefighters Respond To Out-Of-Control Wildfire Threatening Homes Near Redding

About 400 firefighters are trying to control the blaze, which had burned about 2,800 acres and was 10 percent contained Saturday morning.

07/12/2014

Clayton Vegetation Fire

Evacuation Order Lifted After Fire Burns Area Near Clayton In Contra Costa County

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.

07/12/2014

Wildfire Near Clayton

Downed Power Line Sparks Fire Threatening Buildings Near Clayton

A vegetation fire has scorched at least 100 acres and is threatening some buildings near Clayton at the base of Mount Diablo Friday night.

07/11/2014

Smoke seen from out-of-control grass fire burning near Lake Berryessa.

Monticello Fire In Solano, Yolo Counties Over 70-Percent Contained After Burning 6,500 Acres

A vegetation fire that has burned nearly 6,500 acres near Lake Berryessa in Solano and Yolo counties is 71 percent contained Tuesday evening, according to Cal Fire officials.

07/08/2014

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

Officials Report Monticello Vegetation Fire 55 Percent Contained

All evacuation orders have now been lifted and all public roads are open, but firefighters continue to battle the blaze in steep, rugged terrain with difficult access.

07/08/2014

(CBS)

Wildfire Burning In Southern Monterey County

A wildland fire is burning about 200 acres in southern Monterey County, prompting the evacuation of some 200 homes in the area Monday afternoon, a Cal Fire spokesman said.

07/07/2014

A firefighter quickly unravels hose during a wildfire May 14, 2014 in San Marcos, California. About 500 acres have burned in the San Marcos blaze, fueled by record heat, high winds and dry conditions. At least four other fires advanced in nearby communities. (Photo by Bill Wechter/Getty Images)

Firefighters Already Having Busy Summer In Drought-Stricken Northern California

Two major wildfires in Northern California are among those already taxing fire crews in the state not even one month into summer.

07/07/2014

Chopper 5 assesses the Napa Butts Fire Wednesday morning. (CBS)

4,300 Acre Napa County Fire Now 90 Percent Contained

Since the fire broke out near Butts Canyon and Oak Valley roads just after noon on Tuesday, four people were injured. Two homes and seven outbuildings were destroyed in the blaze as well, according to Cal Fire Battalion Chief Chris Christopherson.

07/07/2014

Chopper 5 over the "Butts Fire" in Napa County on July 1, 2014. (CBS)

Butts Fire In Napa County 85-Percent Contained After Weekend Battle

Firefighters battling the Butts Canyon Fire in Napa County over the weekend have brought the blaze to 85 percent containment Sunday night, Cal Fire officials said.

07/06/2014

Smoke seen from out-of-control grass fire burning near Lake Berryessa.

Monticello Fire Near Lake Berryessa Spreads Fast, Burns Past 7,000 Acres

A vegetation fire that started Friday night near the Monticello Dam at Lake Berryessa in Solano County has spread to 7,000 acres and is 30 percent contained.

07/06/2014

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