Red Flag Warning: Crews Stand By In Santa Cruz Mountains As Winds Whip UpAs winds whipped up in the wildfire-ravaged Santa Cruz Mountains during the Red Flag Warning on Monday, Cal Fire crews were standing by, not taking any chances.
Calfire Crews Stop Progress of Boulder Creek Vegetation Fire Near CZU Lightning Complex ScarCalfire crews in Santa Cruz County on Wednesday evening were able to stop forward progress of a vegetation fire burning in a heavily wooded area in Boulder Creek, according to authorities.
Driver Arrested For DUI After Rollover Crash In Santa Cruz Mountains Kills PassengerA woman was arrested for alleged felony DUI after a crash in the Santa Cruz Mountains that killed the passenger in the car she was driving.
Wind-Whipped Fires Burn In Santa Cruz County; Evacuations Ordered In Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley, Boulder CreekA series of wind-whipped fires were burning Tuesday in Santa Cruz County, prompting mandatory evacuations, Cal Fire reported.
Beloved Boulder Creek Camp For The Differently-Abled Rebuilds After Devastating WildfireLocated in the forests of Boulder Creek, Camp Krem represents a small handful of the 1,490 structures that fell victim to the CZU Lightning Complex fires in Santa Cruz County. But it was an outsized, deeply felt loss for its thousands of current and former campers, their families and staff.
CZU Lightning Complex: More Homes Likely In Path Of Destructive Wildfires Burning In Santa Cruz MountainsThe CZU August Lightning Complex Fire destroyed at least 50 structures in Boulder Creek, but Cal Fire anticipates that number to increase with more than 24,000 structures threatened.
CZU Complex Fire Update: 5 Suspected Looters Arrested; Firefighters Rescue Trapped Residents; At Least 97 Structures Destroyed A massive timber fire burning in the heavily wooded Santa Cruz Mountains continued to ravage homes in Boulder Creek and nearby areas early Friday with firefighters staging at least three rescues of trapped residents.
CZU Lightning Complex Fires: Mandatory Evacuations For UC Santa Cruz, San Mateo County CommunitiesOfficials in San Mateo County upgraded existing evacuation warnings for the CZU Lightning Complex fires to mandatory orders Thursday evening, instructing residents in Pescadero, San Gregorio, La Honda and other areas to leave immediately.
CZU Lightning Complex Fires: New Evacuations In Santa Cruz County; Thousands Flee, 25K Acres BurnedHundreds of residents clogged the roadways heading out of Boulder Creek late Tuesday night and overnight, forced from their homes by an advancing wildfire, one five large blazes raging out of control in San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties.
Missing Boulder Creek Woman Found Dead; Apparent Hit-And-Run VictimCalifornia Highway Patrol officers have discovered the body of a missing Boulder Creek woman amid the underbrush along a Santa Cruz Mountain roadway.
VIDEO: Two-Alarm Fire Engulfs Boulder Creek Home In Santa Cruz Mts. A two-alarm fire engulfed a home in the Santa Cruz Mountain town of Boulder Creek early Thursday, but was halted by firefighters from spending to the surrounding woods.
Evacuation Orders Lifted For Bear Fire In Santa Cruz MountainsCal Fire officials announced Friday afternoon that a wildfire burning in the Santa Cruz Mountains is at 50 percent containment, leading fire officials to lift evacuation orders.
Boulder Creek Man Describes Close Encounter With Mountain LionsA Santa Cruz Mountains resident recently managed to capture an incredible close encounter with two mountain lions playing outside his bedroom window.
Suspect Arrested For Starting Bear Creek Fire In Santa Cruz MountainsA 54-year-old man, who had been arrested for looting an evacuated home, was charged Friday for intentionally starting the Bear Creek Fire that injured 13 firefighters.
Bear Fire In Santa Cruz Mountains 100 Percent ContainedFirefighters will shift to patrol status for the next few days to monitor the vegetation fire that burned 391 acres.