Fire officials say about 40 people have been evacuated as a fire burns in a steep and heavily wooded area near the American River Canyon in Placer County.
Federal fire officials said crews are making progress in slowing the growth of a wildfire in the Mendocino National Forest.
Federal fire officials said a wildfire in the Mendocino National Forest has grown to more 10,000 acres, forcing the closure of campgrounds and the evacuation of a handful of homes.
SUNOL (CBS / AP) — Fire officials said a brush fire burning in an unincorporated area of Alameda County has been contained. CalFire Battalion Chief Jim Crawford had said the fire consumed about 300 acres […]
Fire officials said a brush fire burning in an unincorporated area of Alameda County is 85 percent contained.
San Jose’s Alum Rock Park is closed on Tuesday due to high fire danger, a result of hot and dry conditions in the area.
Fire warnings were issued Monday for national park sites in Marin County and for the town of Woodside in the wake of hot, dry and windy weather.
The fire worked its way up a hillside, prompting a two-alarm response that has included a helicopter and two Cal Fire hand crews—one of which was nearby when the fire started, he said.
In the North Bay, all CalFire stations now have extra staffing and rigs. Homeowners whose property abuts open space should create 100 ft. of defensible space around their property.
A 60-acre vegetation fire north of Napa is 50 percent contained as of this morning, a Cal Fire battalion chief said.