Fight to Extinguish Fire at South San Francisco Warehouse Slowed by Earlier Blaze on San Bruno MountainA 4-alarm fire broke out in a South San Francisco warehouse Friday afternoon, sending black smoke across the city not long after fire crews contained a grass fire near the South San Francisco sign.
UPDATE: Newsom Says President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration After Phone CallGov. Gavin Newsom on Friday afternoon tweeted that he had spoken to President Donald Trump on the phone and gotten approval for California's Major Disaster Declaration request.
Power Shutoff Diary: In Darkened Dwellings, Calistoga Seniors Face Tough Choice – Stay or LeaveSome parts of the North Bay are still in the dark due to PG&E public safety power shutoffs and it has become a health and safety issue for one neighborhood in Calistoga
PSPS: Outages Leave 22,000 Bay Area PG&E Customers Without Electricity Amid Red-Flag Fire WarningMore than 22,000 Pacific Gas & Electric Co. customers in the Bay Area remained without electricity Thursday due to the Public Safety Power Shutoff, a measure taken to decrease the risk of wildfires.
Forward Progress Of Two-Alarm Fairfield Brush Fire Burning Near I-80 StoppedFirefighters have stopped forward progress of a two-alarm vegetation fire burning near I-80 in Fairfield Thursday afternoon, according to the city's Fire Department.
California Wildfire Smoke Exposes Millions to Hazardous PollutionWildfires churned out dense plumes of smoke this summer as they scorched huge swaths of the West Coast, exposing millions of people to hazardous pollution levels, causing emergency room visits to spike, and potentially thousands of deaths among the elderly and infirm.
California ISO Issues Flex Alert Amid Hot October Temperatures, Conservation UrgedThe California Independent System Operator (CAISO) has announced a statewide Flex Alert for Thursday afternoon, due to anticipated high demand for electricity amid unseasonably high temperatures.
Sonoma County Voters Overcome Obstacles Of Wildfires, Evacuations, COVID-19 To Cast BallotsAlong with the COVID-19 pandemic, voting in Sonoma County comes with the extra challenges of wildfires, evacuations, and the possibility of being forced to evacuate again.
Fire-Weary Bay Area Braces For Heat Wave, Critical Fire ConditionsHot and dry conditions paired with strong winds are keeping fire-weary Bay Area residents and fire crews on alert Wednesday.
PG&E Power Shutoffs Planned For Most Bay Area Counties Starting WednesdayPacific Gas and Electric is planning to shut off power for thousands of customers in all but two Bay Area counties, due critical fire danger conditions.
East Bay Regional Parks Closing During Red Flag WarningLocations of the East Bay Regional Park District in the East Bay hills will be closed to the public Wednesday morning through Friday morning due to the Red Flag warning for critical fire danger conditions.