Second Fire In A Week Burns At Alameda County's Altamont LandfillAlameda County firefighters say a new fire at the Altamont Landfill is producing a large amount of smoke and could keep burning for a couple days.
Cal Fire Announces Broad Burn Permit Requirements For Rural Areas Across StateStarting May 1, Cal Fire will require residents in Bay Area and neighboring fire units to obtain a burn permit for any outdoor open burning in rural, unincorporated areas.
iPhone Explodes In Man's Pocket Leaving Him With 3rd Degree BurnsA Long Island man claims he cannot work after he suffered burns from his iPhone when it burst into flames.
Bay Area Wood Burning Banned For 5th Straight Spare The Air DayAnother Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Tuesday, the fifth day in a row that wood burning will be banned in the Bay Area.
Officers Rescue Person Trapped Inside A Burning Home In Rohnert ParkA 2-alarm fire late Tuesday and early Wednesday sent three people to the hospital.
2 Staff Members Injured In Gas Explosion At Vallejo High School; Lines Had Been Shutoff Since Napa QuakeVallejo High School was evacuated after an a maintenance worker trying to re-light the pilot caused an explosion, seriously injuring himself and at least one other staff member. School has since resumed.
Pleasant Hill Woman Suffers Burns In 1-Alarm Apartment FireA woman suffered minor burns in a one-alarm apartment fire in Pleasant Hill Sunday afternoon, a fire official said.
Victim Burned In San Jose House FireFirefighters are currently on the scene of a 1-alarm house fire in San Jose that was initially reported at 2 p.m. Sunday.
Pilot Found Dead In Wreckage Of Downed Plane In Marin County As Firefighters Battle Brush FireA pilot has been found dead in the wreckage of a downed plane in Marin County Tuesday morning as firefighters continue to battle a brush fire, according to the Marin County Sheriff's Office.
Vacant Oakland Building Occupied By Political Activists Burns In FireAn apparently vacant home and store that burned near the MacArthur BART station in Oakland early this morning had been used by political activists for squatting, meetings and events for years, fire officials said Wednesday.
Napa Wild Fire 55% Contained; Evacuation Orders LiftedA 4,300-acre vegetation fire in Napa County is 45 percent contained as of 6:45 p.m. Thursday evening as firefighters continue to make progress despite difficult conditions.
Napa County Wildfire Grows To 4300 Acres, Evacuations In PlaceOver a thousand firefighters continue to battle the Butts Canyon vegetation fire in Northern Napa County that's consumed 4,300 acres since flaring up Tuesday afternoon.
Calm Winds, High Humidity Help Firefighters Keep Napa Blaze Under ControlCalm winds and mild temperatures Wednesday help firefighters to quell a scorching wildfire that's already consumed 3,200 acres in Northern Napa County.
Gov. Brown Nabs FEMA Grant To Reimburse Firefighters Battling Napa County Wildfire Gov. Jerry Brown secured a Fire Management Assistance Grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency Wednesday to partially reimburse local and regional agencies responding to the 3,200-acre Butts Canyon Fire burning in Northern Napa County.
Napa County Wildfire Devours 3,800 Acres; Hundreds Moved To Emergency SheltersEvacuations remain in effect for hundreds of homes in the Pope Valley area as firefighters worked through the night to battle a vegetation fire in Butts Canyon that has rapidly spread to 3,800 acres.