Contra Costa Authorities Seize Hundreds of Pounds of Fireworks Ahead of July 4thFire authorities in Contra Costa County on Wednesday showed off some of the thousands of dollars worth of illegal fireworks confiscated during East Bay undercover operations in the past month.
UPDATE: Fire Destroys 2 Pleasant Hill Homes; Firefighter Suffers BurnsA firefighter was injured Monday afternoon while battling a fire that destroyed two homes in a Pleasant Hill neighborhood and left crews searching for a resident who is unaccounted for, authorities said.
UPDATE: Suspect Arrested for Starting Destructive Antioch Fire with FireworksFire officials in Contra Costa County on Tuesday confirmed the arrest of a suspect in connection with a Memorial Day fire in Antioch sparked by fireworks that destroyed eight apartment units and displaced 40 people.
UPDATE Vegetation Fire Near Kirker Pass Road in Pittsburg ExtinguishedContra Costa County Fire crews have stopped the forward progress of a sizable vegetation fire burning near homes along Kirker Pass Road in Pittsburg Thursday afternoon, according to authorities.
East Bay Fire Officials Worried About Hot, Windy Weather This WeekendFire officials are concerned over forecast triple digit temperatures and gusty winds that are expected to increase fire danger this weekend in the Bay Area.
Firefighters On Scene Of Brush Fire In Shoreline Park Near CrockettFire crews are at the scene of a brush fire burning in the area of Crockett in Regional Shoreline Park Friday afternoon, according to authorities.
Vegetation Fire At Antioch Homeless Encampment ExtinguishedFire crews in the East Bay have extinguished a vegetation fire that appeared to have started in an Antioch homeless encampment Friday morning, according to authorities.
Contra Costa Fire Crews At Scene Of Grass Fire In ClaytonFire crews in Contra Costa County are battling a grass fire burning in the area of Pine Hollow Court in Clayton Tuesday morning, according to officials.
Pleasant Hill House Red Tagged After Major Damage From FireA home in Pleasant Hill was red tagged Tuesday after Contra Costa Fire officials said the house sustained serious damage in a fire.
Fire In Residential Martinez Neighborhood Put Out, Evacuations LiftedEvacuations caused by a 50-acre wildfire in southern Martinez Sunday afternoon were lifted early Sunday evening, according to firefighters with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.
Highway 24 Fire Destroys Lafayette Tennis Club; Evacuation Orders LiftedEvacuations orders issued in Lafayette on both sides of state Highway 24 in response to a fast-moving wildfire were lifted Sunday evening, according to city officials.
Fire Outside Industrial Building Seriously Damages 5 Vehicles In MartinezFive vehicles were seriously damaged Sunday afternoon in a fire outside a light-industrial building in unincorporated Martinez, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District said.
Over 50% Of CoCo County Vegetation Fires Start At Or Near Homeless Camps, Official SaysA fire at a roofing supply company in Pittsburg on Sunday began at a nearby homeless camp. A Contra Costa Fire official confirmed at the scene that they spend a lot of time chasing fires started by the homeless.
Firefighter Injured Battling 3-Alarm Fire At Roofing Supply Business In PittsburgA firefighter was injured as crews battled a 3-alarm structure fire at a roofing supply business in Pittsburg that began at a homeless encampment.
Fire At Tesoro Refinery In Concord Contained To 25 AcresA 25-acre vegetation fire has been contained Friday afternoon at the Tesoro Refinery near Concord, Contra Costa County fire officials reported.