PSPS: Over 4,000 Bay Area Customers To Be Impacted In Latest Round Of OutagesPacific Gas & Electric Co. announced that 37,000 customers in 15 counties will have their electricity turned off in the latest round of Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS).
Viral Video Highlights Emotional Impact of Wildfires on Firefighter FamiliesAll the fires across California this year has put a strain on firefighters and their families across the state.
Brush Fire Shuts Down Lanes On Interstate 880 In San JoseA brush fire has shut down lanes on Interstate 880 at Stevens Creek Boulevard, in San Jose.
High Fire Danger Prompts Red Flag Warning From Wednesday Night Through FridayThe National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning from 10 p.m. Wednesday to 8 a.m. Friday for elevated portions of the Bay Area due to high fire danger from predicted gusty winds and low humidity.
Firefighters Gain 100 Percent Containment Of Glass FireCal Fire officials announced 100 percent containment of the Glass Fire Tuesday -- a blaze that roared through 67,484 acres in Sonoma and Napa counties, destroying 642 homes and laying to waste 365 commercial buildings, including nearly two dozen wineries.
Small Brush Fire Forces About 100 Homes to Evacuate in VacavilleA small brush fire that forced the evacuation of approximately 100 homes late Saturday afternoon has been contained, according to Vacaville fire officials.
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.