Bootleg Fire Update: Massive Blaze Stirs Up Turbulent Weather System; Tornado Rips Through ForestlandAs the Bootleg Fire raced across the Oregon wilderness, the weather system it generated was so violent and turbulent that it churned to life a tornado that ripped massive trees out of the ground and left them piled like used matchsticks.
Bootleg Fire Update: COVID Outbreak Among Firefighters; 'Still Have A Long Road Ahead Of Us'There was a new challenge Thursday for the small army of firefighters battling the massive Bootleg Fire burning in a remote southern Oregon wilderness just north of the California border -- a COVID-19 outbreak among the crews.
Fire Crews Battle Grass Fire Near SebastopolFire crews in the North Bay battled a grass fire Tuesday afternoon east of Sebastopol, on an island owned by the city of Santa Rosa.
UPDATE: 'Every Firefighter On Deck' Battling Bootleg and Other Oregon WildfiresAs infernos including the massive Bootleg Fire continue to rage across Oregon, officials say that the state will need “every firefighter on deck” this wildfire season.”
UPDATE: Walnut Creek Fire Crews Battle House Fire, Ammo Stored In GarageContra Costa County Fire Protection District crews responded late Monday morning to a residential fire in Walnut Creek, a fire captain said. The fire is believed to be made even more dangerous due to ammunition being stored in the residence's garage.
Update: Fire Crews Battle 5-Alarm Blaze in Oakland’s ChinatownFirefighters battled a smoky, four-alarm fire burning among the restaurants and markets in a densely-populated neighborhood in Oakland's Chinatown district Wednesday morning.
Fire Officials: Current Red Flag Warning In November Is 'New Normal'Fire officials say red flag conditions in November are the "new normal." As a precaution, Sonoma and Marin counties are bringing in additional firefighters and trucks.
Singing Samoan Firefighters Lift Spirits In Battle Against California WildfiresHard-pressed firefighters in the West are getting reinforcements from some unlikely places. One unique crew traveled thousands of miles across the Pacific from American Samoa.
8 Baby Ducklings Rescued From Storm Drain Near Busy Freeway, Reunited With MomThere was a happy ending for some baby ducklings trapped in a storm drain near a busy freeway, Saturday.
Swimmer Rescued By Fire Crews Near Cliff House; 2nd Rescue In 2 DaysSan Francisco fire crews helped rescue a swimmer reported in distress near the Cliff House restaurant Monday afternoon, a fire dispatcher said.
HazMat Team Diffuses Shelter-In-Place Incident In San LeandroHazardous materials crews in Alameda County diffused a situation in San Leandro Saturday evening.
San Jose Fire Crews Respond To Gas LeakSan Jose fire crews were responding to a gas line rupture in the city’s Alum Rock neighborhood Tuesday morning, a fire dispatcher said.
Fire Crews Extinguish Mobile Home Fire In SunnyvaleA one-alarm fire was reported early Monday morning at a mobile home park in Sunnyvale, according to a Department of Public Safety officer.
Daly City Firehouse Evacuated After Suspicious Package DeliveredA firehouse in Daly City was evacuated because of a suspicious package they received Monday. A fire and hazardous materials crew have responded to the scene.
Deadly Limo Fire Highlights Emergency Response Times On San Mateo BridgeThe man in charge of the firefighters who rushed to the scene of the deadly limousine fire on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge said he is satisfied with the response time by emergency personnel.