Berkeley Hills Dwellers Ponder 'Pre-Evacuation' as Red Flag Winds ApproachSunday’s red flag warning was being called a “20-year wind event” and Berkeley officials were recommending that people living in the hills begin evacuating immediately.
Contra Costa Fire Officials Advise Precautionary Evacuations in Advance of High Wind EventThe Contra Costa Fire Protection District circulated a notice Sunday afternoon saying, "County residents in areas susceptible to wildland fire may want to consider relocating ahead of this (high wind) event."
Glass Fire Update: Calistoga Homeowners On Edge As Glass Fire Continues To ThreatenIt was another day of watching, waiting, and hoping in the areas around Calistoga Thursday as the Glass Fire continued to threaten homes from multiple directions.
Fire Crews Battling Flareups To Save Homes In Hills East Of Santa RosaKPIX 5 followed fire crews into the hills of East Santa Rosa above Calistoga Road, where firefighters were working hard to protect the many homes scattered in the area.
Santa Cruz County Closing 1 of 3 CZU Fire Evacuation SheltersIn a sign that fire conditions are improving, one of the three evacuation centers in Santa Cruz County is closing on Wednesday evening as part of the county's consolidation plan to redirect resources to residents with longer-term displacements.
Evacuations Ordered Near Willits in Advance of Fast-Growing Oak FireCal Fire reported a new wildfire north of Willits Monday afternoon and the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office immediately ordered evacuations, fearing the wind-driven flames could quickly spread to homes.
Immigrants Under Evacuation Orders Can Reschedule Ceremonies, Appointments With USCISImmigrants who have lost or had to flee their homes can call or write to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to reschedule. USCIS will automatically reschedule upcoming appointments when an immigrant who lives in the burn area misses one.
Hennessey Fire Forces Evacuation Of 151-Bed St. Helena HospitalThe Hennessey Fire in Napa County forced the evacuation Wednesday evening of St. Helena Hospital about 3.5 miles northeast of downtown.
Fast-Moving Wildfire At Avila Beach Shuts Down Highway 101, Prompts EvacuationsA fast-moving wildfire on California’s Central Coast prompted evacuations and closed down a major highway Monday afternoon as it threatened dozens of homes.
Children, Elderly Residents Evacuated From Burning Apartment BuildingFirefighters and police officers helped evacuate children and elderly residents from a 3-alarm fire in Millbrae on Monday.
Wuhan Evacuees Released From Travis Coronavirus Quarantine, Begin To Journey HomeWuhan evacuee Yanjun Wei hugged her baby daughter and husband tightly. She had dreamed of the day her family would be united ever since she and her two small children were airlifted out China and taken to Travis Air Force base to undergo a 14-day coronavirus quarantine.
Coronavirus Evacuees Get Ready To Return Home As More Arrive At Travis AFBSamuel Roth will travel to Travis Air Force Base to pick up his wife and two young daughters, ages 5 and 11 months on Tuesday, as their 14-day quarantine wraps up.
Leaking Propane Tank Forces Evacuation Of San Jose NeighborhoodA leaking 500-gallon propane tank prompted evacuation orders for a neighborhood in San Jose on Tuesday morning, a fire department spokeswoman said.
Homes, Businesses Near Santa Cruz Evacuated As Sheriff's Office Dismantles Hash Oil LabHomes and businesses in the Live Oak community near Santa Cruz were evacuated on Friday morning as deputies dismantled a butane hash oil lab in a warehouse, sheriff's officials said.
Hand Grenade Discovered Behind 99 Cents Store In FairfieldPeople were evacuated from an busy shopping area in Fairfield Thursday morning following the discovery of a potentially live hand grenade, authorities said.