Dramatic Rescue: CHP Releases Helicopter Video Of Nighttime Water Rescue From Half Moon Bay CaveThe California Highway Patrol released dramatic helicopter video Sunday of the rescue from a cave of a couple who became trapped by rising water along the San Mateo County coastline.
Fire Crews Contain South San Jose Vegetation Fire On Almaden RoadFire crews in the South Bay were able to contain a seven-acre vegetation fire burning in South San Jose on Almaden Road Friday afternoon, according to authorities.
Crew Rescues Couple Trapped In Half Moon Bay Coastal CaveA couple admiring the Pacific sunset became trapped in a cave by the rising tide along the San Mateo County coastline late Thursday night and were pulled to safety by a rescue swimmer, authorities said.
'Heroic' California Firefighters Die In Air Tanker Crash Battling Australian WildfiresGov. Gavin Newsom called three California firefighters "heroic" Thursday after they were killed when the air tanker they were in crashed while battling the deadly wildfires that have devastated Australia.
Stanford Lab Develops Weather-Resistant Fire RetardantA Stanford assistant professor and his students have invented a weather-resistant fire retardant that could change the way Calfire crews fight fires in California.
California Aims To Find Towns That May Be The Next ParadiseThey all could be the next Paradise. Impoverished towns in the shadow of Mount Shasta. Rustic Gold Rush cities in the Sierra Nevada foothills. High-dollar resort communities on the shores of Lake Tahoe.
Insurance Claims From Deadly California Wildfires Top $11.4 Billion Insurance claims from California's deadly November 2018 wildfires have topped $11.4 billion, making the series of fires one of the most expensive in state history, officials said Monday.
Cal Fire: Deadly Cascade Fire Sparked By Sagging PG&E Power LinesThe deadly Cascade Fire that claimed four lives and destroyed 264 structures in Yuba County was started by sagging Pacific Gas and Electric power lines coming into contact during heavy winds.
'Human-Caused' Shasta Area Wildfire Forces I-5 Closure, EvacuationsBoth directions of Interstate 5 connecting California and Oregon were closed and evacuations were ordered Wednesday when a fast-moving wildfire swept through a wilderness area.
Wildfire Sends Tahoe Campers Scrambling For SafetyBob Newburg was expecting a Labor Day weekend enjoying the solitude and beauty of the Tahoe National Forest. Then the orange glow on the horizon began moving toward his campsite.
Relentless Wildfires Taking Mental, Physical Toll On FirefightersAn online survey of some 400 firefighters has found that mental and physical fatigue leads to injuries while battling outbreaks of wildfires.