California Foundation to Develop Wildfire-Fighting PrizeThe X Prize Foundation is developing a contest for technology that can detect and extinguish wildfires before they grow too large.
Drought-Free After Wet Winter, California Still Braces For Difficult Fire SeasonEven with the state's drought declared over, Cal Fire is bracing for a worse-than-average fire season this summer.
Hang Glider Pilot Dies After Plunging Into Coast Near PacificaA hang glider pilot died late Sunday afternoon when he plunged into the Pacific Ocean off the coast near Pacifica, a Cal Fire spokesman said.
Fire Burns At Cal Fire Station In St. Helena, Damages Several Fire EnginesA fire broke out at a Cal Fire station in Saint Helena late Thursday evening and damaged several fire engines.
Crews Clear Out Ukiah Forest To Prevent Future WildfiresIn one of the largest emergency forest projects underway in California, crews are thinning two sections of forest on both sides of Ukiah.
Cal Fire Blames Tubbs Fire On Private Electrical LinesCal Fire announced Thursday that an investigation has determined the deadly Tubbs Fire that ravaged Santa Rosa in October of 2017 was started by a private electrical system and not by PG&E equipment.
Report Critical Of Costly Battle To Tame 2016 Big Sur WildfireWhen a wildfire burned across Big Sur two years ago and threatened hundreds of homes scattered on the scenic hills, thousands of firefighters responded with overwhelming force, attacking flames from the air and ground.
Cal Fire Chief Recommends Banning Home Construction In Vulnerable AreasCalifornia's increasingly deadly and destructive wildfires have become so unpredictable that government officials should consider banning home construction in vulnerable areas, the state's top firefighter says.
UC Berkeley Honors Bay Area Firefighters At The Big GameUC Berkeley hosted firefighters and their families at the annual Big Game on Saturday, which was itself postponed two weeks because of smoke from the Camp Fire in Butte County.
Local Firefighters Help Coworker Who Lost Home In Camp FireA firefighter who commuted from Paradise to Half Moon Bay lost his home to the Camp Fire. His fellow firefighters banded together to help him and his family.
Bay Area Task Force Returns From Paradise After Weeklong SearchAfter a weeklong search for the victims of the Camp Fire, California Task Force 3 has been demobilized and is heading back to the Bay Area Sunday, the Menlo Park Fire Department reported.
Rain Tamps Down Camp Fire but Turns Grim Search SoggyThe Camp Fire in Butte County is nearly out after days of rain but searchers are still completing the meticulous task of combing through now-muddy ash and debris for signs of human remains.
Death Toll From Camp Fire Rises To 79, Number Of Missing Under 700Butte County officials released the latest numbers in the recovery effort from the Camp Fire Monday evening, announcing that the remains of two more people were found, raising the death toll in the deadly fire to 79.
PG&E Reports 2nd Transmission Line Incident Near Start of Deadly Camp FirePG&E waited more than a week before relaying crucial information to state regulators about a second electrical incident in the early-morning hours of Nov. 8, less than an hour after the Camp Fire was first reported.
Two Firefighters Injured Battling Santa Cruz County WildfireTwo Cal Fire firefighters were injured early Sunday while escaping a falling tree as they battled the Buzzard Fire in rural Santa Cruz County.