Herds Of Grazing Goats, Sheep Clear Brush Across Bay Area This Fire SeasonWhen it comes to brush removal, forget the loud weed whackers, and instead, try using a combination of 400 goats and sheep. It only takes only about a day for them to completely flatten an entire acre which makes then pretty good brush managers.
Fast-Growing Lassen County Wildfire Forces EvacuationsMandatory evacuations are in effect for the Hog Fire in Lassen County west of Susanville, which has rapidly grown past 5,800 acres and is threatening 170 structures.
4-Alarm Brush Fire Burning Near Vacaville Halted; Evacuation Order LiftedEvacuations were ordered in a three-alarm fire burning near Vacaville on Thursday night,
2-Alarm Vegetation Fire Burns South Of Carquinez Strait Near CrockettFirefighters were battling a two-alarm brush fire near the city of Crockett Wednesday afternoon just south of the Carquinez Strait.
Bay Area Braces For Hot Temperatures Inland, Peaking SundayInland temperatures in the Bay Area are expected to spike this weekend, peaking on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.
Coronavirus Pandemic Impacting Cal Fire Wildfire Preparedness As Peak Fire Season ArrivesGovernor Gavin Newsom acknowledged impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on California's wildfire preparedness efforts during his press briefing on Thursday but sought to allay concerns as the state begins to reach peak fire season.
Grass Fire That Burned Near Rodeo Tank Farm Along I-80 50% ContainedCal Fire and Contra Costa Fire units have reached 50 percent containment on a grass fire that burned close to a Rodeo tank farm Monday afternoon east of I-80, according to fire officials.
4-Alarm Clock Tower Fire Burning Along I-680; All Southbound Lanes ReopenA 4-alarm grass fire burning along both sides of Interstate 680 just north of the Benicia Bridge Monday afternoon forced lanes of the busy East Bay freeway to be closed for about an hour, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Evacuations Continue as Hundreds Battle 2 Wildfires Outside Gilroy, Morgan HillThe Crews Fire east of Gilroy in rural Santa Clara County quickly grew to 1,000 acres and additional evacuations of properties along Cañada Road were underway
Fire Near Anderson Lake East Of Morgan Hill Forces EvacuationsA wildfire burning near Anderson Lake east of Morgan Hill overnight forced evacuations early Sunday morning, according to authorities.
Sunol Brush Fire Grows to 100 Acres; 30 Percent ContainedA brush fire near the Sunol Regional Wilderness park has burned 100 acres and was 30 percent contained as of 3:30 p.m. Saturday