Sonoma Co. Urged To Increase Emergency Staff After Wildfire Report The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors was advised on Monday to hire six full-time emergency response-related employees at a cost of $1.2 million in the wake of the 2017 October Wildfires.
Firefighters Contain Wildfire Burning In San Rafael HillsA wind-whipped wildfire raced up a San Rafael hillside Saturday afternoon, triggering a shelter-in-place order for local residents and a airborne battle to slow the flames.
Wind-Driven Wildfires Near Byron 85% ContainedA series of wind-driven fires burning in eastern Alameda and Contra Costa counties since Wednesday afternoon are 85 percent contained as of Thursday morning.
Gov. Brown Suspends Mobile Home Regulations to Help Fire VictimsGov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed an executive order removing barriers to mobile home construction and placement in an effort to help residents displaced by the recent Southern California mudslides and wildfires.
Heavy Rains Bring Erosion Concerns To North Bay Areas Burned By WildfiresHeavy rains have brought erosion concerns to the thousands of empty lots burned out by the wine country wildfires.
Sonoma County Supervisors Outraged Over Fire Alert Plan FailuresOfficials in Sonoma County on Tuesday reacted with outrage to a new state report that revealed emergency managers were not prepared for last year's devastating wine country wildfires.
Water Contaminated With Benzene In Santa Rosa Area Ravaged By WildfirePeople in parts of the Fountaingrove neighborhood, where half the homes burned down in the Tubbs Fire, urged not to consume or use their tap water.
DA Clears Up Confusion About Napa County Fire Debris Lien NoticesSome property owners affected by the Napa County wildfires contacted the FBI about what they believed to be fraudulent debris removal bills.
Plots Of Land Ravaged By Wildfire Go Up For Sale In Santa RosaInstead of rebuilding, some Santa Rosa homeowners are selling their lots after their homes were destroyed by the wildfires.
Largest Wildfire On Record In California 88% Contained; Air Quality ImprovesCalifornia's largest wildfire on record is producing very little active flame now and not expected to make any further forward progress.
Thomas Fire Now Largest in California HistoryThe Thomas fire has burned 273,400 -- 154 acres larger than California's previous fire record holder, the 2003 Cedar fire in San Diego County that killed 15 people.
Massive Southern California Wildfire Triggers New Wave of EvacuationsThe 404-square-mile Thomas Fire was moving rapidly westward toward Montecito, a wealthy enclave that boasts the mansions of Oprah Winfrey, Ellen DeGeneres and many other celebrities.