'They Have A Fight On Their Hands'; Raging Kincade Wildfire Forces Hundreds To Evacuate, Grows To 10,000 AcresA fast-moving wildfire burning in rural Sonoma County, intensified by 70 mph winds, grew to 10,000 acres early Thursday, forcing hundreds from their homes near Geyserville, Cal Fire said.
Cal Fire's Pre-Evacuation Preparation Plan ChecklistWhen a wildfire roars into a neighborhood mere seconds can be the difference between life and death. So it's important if you live in an area that is prone to wildfires to be prepared to quickly react to a possible evacuation order.
Gas Leak In San Jose Prompts Evacuation Of 16 HomesA natural gas leak in a San Jose neighborhood prompted the evacuation of 16 homes, the San Jose Fire Department said Wednesday evening.
Evacuations Lifted In Novato Following Containment Of Fire Near Highway 37A vegetation fire burning in unincorporated Novato Tuesday afternoon in the area of Highway 37 led to some evacuations which have since been lifted, according to officials.
Growing Mountain Fire Forces Evacuations In Shasta CountyEvacuations are underway Thursday afternoon due to a rapidly growing brush fire in Shasta County that has already consumed approximately 600 acres, according to authorities.
New Report Lists Wildfire Evacuation-Challenged Bay Area CitiesA new report released Thursday by San Francisco-based Streetlight Data, Inc. shows which Bay Area cities are likely to be heavily impacted in the case of emergency evacuations due to limited escape routes.
Evacuation Order Due To Brush Fire In East Healdsburg LiftedThe city of Healdsburg has issued a mandatory evacuation order Tuesday due to a vegetation fire, according to officials.
Suspicious 2-Alarm Grass Fire In Fremont Extinguished, Evacuations LiftedThe Fremont Fire Department and Cal Fire extinguished a two-alarm vegetation fire near Montalban Drive and Blaisdell Way just north of a residential neighborhood in the Niles neighborhood of Fremont.
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.