UPDATE: Evacuation Orders Lifted For Freedom And Panther Fires In Santa Cruz CountyThe evacuation orders that had been issued for the wind-whipped Freedom and Panther fires burning in Santa Cruz County were lifted Wednesday, Cal Fire confirmed.
UPDATE: Rescue Crews To Resume Search For Boy Swept To Sea Off Coast Of San Mateo CountyRescuers were trying to find a boy who was swept to sea on Monday afternoon, at Cowell Ranch State Beach in San Mateo County.
Santa Cruz Mountains Residents Wary as Storms Drench Slide-Prone Burn ScarsWith rain systems again cycling through Northern California, attention is turning back to the scene of the fires that raged in August.
Welcome Storm Douses North Bay Burn Zones Ending Long, Brutal Fire SeasonAfter a long, dry autumn, a significant amount of rain has finally fallen in Northern California and, in the North Bay, it officially means fire season is at an end.
Cal Fire Chopper Helps Rescue Hiker Who Fell Down Cliff At Bonny Doon BeachCal Fire crews on Friday used their helicopter to help rescue a hiker who had fallen 30 feet down a cliff at Bonny Doon Beach in Santa Cruz County.
Elderly Hiker, Dog Rescued After Night Spent in Marin County Creek BedA 71-year-old hiker and his dog were rescued Sunday morning after they spent the night in a creek drainage in the Cascade Canyon area near Fairfax.
Newsom Thanks Cal Fire For Efforts During Elevated Fire Danger From High WindsGov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday praised the efforts of Cal Fire in containing most of the dozens of wildfires that had broken out in the past 24 hours of elevated high-fire danger across the state.
Man Who Died In Crash Off Cliff On Hwy 17 Friday IdentifiedA man who died after his car careened 150 feet off a cliff in unincorporated Santa Clara County on Friday has been identified by authorities.
Driver Dead After Car Plunges Off Hwy 17A vehicle drove off the road on northbound Highway 17 Friday morning, killing the driver and forcing the shut down of one lane of the highway.
Napa Valley Sees Slow Reopening of Wineries That Survived Glass FireHighway 29 in Napa County has reopened and so have a number of wineries that have suffered from road closures, smoky air and a general lack of customers.
Zogg Fire Update: Cal Fire Seizes PG&E Equipment As Part Of Investigation Into Fatal WildfireOfficials with PG&E confirmed on Friday that Cal Fire has taken possession of equipment owned by the utility in connection with an investigation into the cause of the fatal Zogg Fire in Shasta County.
Record Torched: 2020 California Wildfires Have Burned More Than 4 Million AcresWildfires across California have burned "well over" 4 million acres so far this year with about two months remaining in the fire season.
Glass Fire Update: Blaze Grows To 64,900 Acres, 26 Percent Containment; 487 Homes, 316 Commercial Buildings Destroyed; Calistoga Residents Allowed To Return HomeWhile hopes soared as local meteorologists brought word of possible showers next weekend for the San Francisco Bay Area, battle-hardened Cal Fire officials were not quite as optimistic that the weather front will bring an end to the massive Glass Fire and other blazes raging across the region.
Smoke Clears Over Napa Valley Prompting Fear of Rising Temps, Fire ResurgenceEvacuations continue as the Glass Fire continues to blaze up the Napa Valley and now the clearing air may actually cause problems for firefighters.
Glass Fire Update: New Evacuation Orders Issued For Northern Napa CountyThe Glass Fire continued its march toward Lake County Sunday, triggering new evacuation orders for residents living in northern Napa County.