Sand Fire In Yolo County Grows To 2,200 Acres, 20 Percent ContainmentFirefighters in Yolo County had made some progress on the Sand Fire Sunday afternoon, bringing the 2,200 acre wildfire to 20 percent containment, authorities said.
Westfield Mall Evacuated, Police Take Weapon-Wielding Man Into CustodyWestfield Mall on Market Street was evacuated for a time Sunday evening on a report of a man swinging an undisclosed weapon, San Francisco police said.
Gas Leak In San Francisco's Sunset District Triggers Evacuations, Shelter-In-Place OrderAuthorities and PG&E crews are at the scene of a gas leak in the area of 23rd Avenue and Judah Street Wednesday morning that led to evacuations and a shelter in place order.
Flash Flooding In Camp Fire Zone Prompts New EvacuationsFor the second time in less than a month, evacuations have been ordered in the area burned by the devastating Camp Fire, this time due to flooding.
Camp Fire Evacuees At Makeshift Camp Given Deadline To LeaveThe days are numbered at a makeshift camp in a Walmart parking lot in Chico, where dozens of evacuees from the Camp Fire have been told it’s time to leave.
Evacuees From Camp Fire Question Lack Of Alerts As Fire Closed InAmong the evacuees from the Camp Fire in Butte County, there are questions over whether officials provided enough warning to people in the devastated town Paradise as flames closed in.
Man Injured In Fireworks Explosion At San Jose Home ArrestedA man was arrested Monday leaving a hospital after he was injured in a fireworks explosion Sunday, police said.
San Jose Man Burns Off Fingertips With Fireworks In Garage; Homes EvacuatedTwo men were injured this afternoon, one of them seriously, in an explosion in the garage of a house in southeastern San Jose, police said.
Evacuations Lifted In Bay Point After Fire At Gas Pipeline ExtinguishedAn evacuation order that affected thousands in Bay Point and Pittsburg was lifted at 2:30 p.m Thursday afternoon after crews put out a fire that was threatening a major Chevron natural gas pipeline, officials said.
Evacuations Lifted For Masonic Fire In ReddingDry and windy conditions helped fuel a new wildfire in Shasta County Sunday morning. The Masonic Fire broke out Sunday morning in Redding and has scorched around 40 acres. One structure has been damaged so far.
Massive Hurricane Michael Bearing Down On Florida PanhandleA fast and furious Hurricane Michael sped toward the Florida Panhandle on Tuesday night with 120 mph winds and a potential storm surge of 13 feet, giving tens of thousands of people precious little time to get out or board up.
Suspicious New Fire Knocked Down In San RamonCrews in San Ramon appear to have knocked down a suspicious new fire Monday afternoon near the location of Sunday's fire that forced some evacuations.
1 Injured, Homes Damaged In Citrus Heights Gas Line Rupture And FireA ruptured gas line spewed flames high into the air in Citrus Heights late Thursday morning before being brought under control, according to Sacramento fire officials.
Hurricane Florence, Now Category 2, Still Sows Fear; 10 Million In CrosshairsHurricane Florence put a corridor of more than 10 million people in the crosshairs Wednesday as the monster storm closed in on the Carolinas, uncertainty over its projected path spreading worry across a widening swath of the Southeast.
State Says Santa Rosa Senior Centers' Staff Abandoned Residents in WildfireStaff at two senior care centers abandoned residents during an evacuation as wildfires swept through the North Bay last October, state officials said Thursday as they moved to revoke licenses from the Santa Rosa facilities.