Grass Fire That Burned 15 Acres on Altamont Pass Slows Traffic for HoursInterstate 580 through the Altamont Pass in Alameda County remained snarled in both directions late Saturday afternoon following a 15-acre grass fire that burned close to the freeway.
Vegetation Fire Shuts Down Hwy 146, Prompts Evacuation of Pinnacles National Park In Monterey CountyFirefighters were battling a vegetation fire that has prompted the evacuation of Pinnacles National Park in Monterey County.
Firefighters Douse Hot Spots On Lovers Lane Along Pacheco Pass Hwy 152 In HollisterFire crews quickly doused four fire starts along Pacheco Pass Highway 52 in what authorities dubbed the Lovers Fire.
Cal Fire Deploys 'Aerial Firing' Drones To Battle Dixie Fire; Blaze Destroys At Least 34 Homes; Grows To 217,581 AcresCal Fire has been deploying drones armed with 'aerial firing devices' igniting backfires in the battle to halt the advancing flames of the Dixie Fire, which had grown to 217,581 acres and was 23 percent contained early Wednesday.
Dixie Fire Tops 200,000 Acres; Erratic Weather 'Pushing Around Our Crews'Erratic weather conditions stoked the Dixie Fire burning in Butte and Plumas counties overnight, with the area burned now topping 200,000 acres Tuesday.
UPDATE: Winds Stoke Massive, Still-Growing Dixie Fire in Northern CaliforniaErratic winds and the potential for dry lightning added to the challenges facing firefighters battling the Dixie Fire, the largest wildfire currently burning in California.
Dixie Fire: Thick Smoke Layer Gives Beleaguered Firefighters A Break; Indian Falls Devastated As Dixie, Fly Fire Merge There was little remaining of several homes in the Plumas County community of Indian Falls except piles for smoldering rubble Monday, a grim reminder of the desperate weekend firefight waged when the Dixie and Fly wildfires merged.
Cal Fire Uses Advanced Technology to Battle Western BlazesCal Fire is using new technology and better positioning of resources in a bid to keep small blazes from erupting into mega-fires like the ones that torched a record 4 percent of the state last year.
South Bay Fire Crews Contain Vegetation Fire in San MartinFirefighters in San Martin were able to contain a brush fire burning near New Avenue Friday afternoon, according to authorities.
Cal Fire in Santa Cruz County Reunites Lost Dog With Family SundayA Cal Fire CZU station had a heartwarming moment when firefighters reunited a lost dog with her owners.
Driver Found Dead After Driving Car Off Cliff Near Pescadero BeachRescue crews say a driver died in a car that drove off a cliff near Pescadero Beach Wednesday morning.
UPDATE: Beckwourth Complex Fire Grows To 90,000+ Acres; 26% ContainedThe Beckwourth Complex Fire burning near the Nevada border grew to three times the size of San Francisco, by Monday night.
Small Vegetation Fire Burns in Southern Santa Clara County near San MartinA vegetation fire was burning in the San Martin area of southern Santa Clara County Monday, Cal Fire reported.
Diablo Fire Near Byron Contained After Burning 128 AcresCrews battling the Diablo Fire near Byron have the blaze contained at 128 acres, Cal Fire said.
Beckwourth Complex Fires North of Tahoe Advance as Heat Wave Blankets the WestThe Beckwourth Complex -- two lightning-caused fires burning 45 miles north of Lake Tahoe -- showed no sign of slowing its rush northeast from the Sierra Nevada forest region after doubling in size between Friday and Saturday.