UPDATE: Dry Lightning Threat Triggers Bay Area Red Flag Warning Sunday Through MondayWith memories still fresh of the devastating lightning complex fires of 2020, the National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for the Santa Cruz Mountains and the East Bay and North Bay hills beginning late Sunday morning and lasting through Monday afternoon
Grizzly Peak Boulevard In East Bay Hills To Be Closed July 4 Amid High Fire DangerAmid one of the driest years on record, a popular fireworks viewing spot in the East Bay hills will be closed on the 4th of July.
South Bay Officials Warn of Crackdown On Illegal Fireworks Ahead Of July 4th HolidayFourth of July celebrations often mean increased illegal fireworks usage in Santa Clara County, but with the region's extreme drought conditions and high temperatures, local leaders are cracking down.
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.
Heat Advisory Issued for Much of North and East Bay Memorial DayThe Bay Area office of the National Weather Service on Friday issued a heat advisory covering a large portion of the North and East Bay on Memorial Day.
Marin Firefighters Use Controlled Burn to Clear Space by HomesA collection of Marin County fire agencies converged in the hills outside of Novato this week with the goal of preparing the land and the firefighters for the season ahead.
North Tahoe Fire Danger: Fire District Bans Charcoal FiresFiring up a charcoal barbecue will not be a part of this summer's gatherings in the Truckee-North Lake Tahoe area.
San Jose Ordinance Could Set Hefty Fines For FireworksOfficials in San Jose are enacting a new ordinance that holds homeowners and party hosts liable for illegal fireworks their guests set off.
UPDATE: Lighter Winds Lead To Early End of Red Flag Warning in North and East Bay HillsWeather officials in the Bay Area announced the Red Flag Warning in place for the North and East Bay hills since Friday evening has expired early Tuesday afternoon.
'High Dispatch' Response, Vegetation Trimming Blunts Highway 17 Fire In Santa Cruz MountainsWhen an SUV caught fire on the shoulder of Highway 17 in the Santa Cruz Mountains Saturday, the red flag "warning" changed to "red alert" as the fire quickly ignited the surrounding hillside.
East Bay Fire Departments Ready Their Resources for Dry, Dangerous SeasonThe Alameda County Fire Department opened the first red flag event of the year with a flag raising and a massive inspection operation.
Red Flag Warning Now in Effect for North and East Bay Hills Through WeekendThe weather service issued Red Flag Warnings for the North and East Bay hills and the East Bay valleys from Friday night through Monday morning due to weather conditions that pose a risk of wildfires.
FIRE DANGER: First Red Flag Warning of Season Issued for North and East Bay Hills This WeekendThe Bay Area office of the National Weather Service on Friday morning issued a Red Flag Warning for parts of the North and East Bay hills with offshore winds and lowering humidity expected through Monday morning.
State Fire Officials Warn Fire Season Already Off to a Dangerous StartUnder May red flag conditions, officials in California on Monday were issuing dire warning for an early and longer fire season this year.
North Bay Residents Line Up to Get Free Emergency Radios at GiveawayIf a NOAA radio giveaway held in Sonoma County Wednesday was any indication, years of wildfires have people in the North Bay ready to take action ahead of the upcoming fire season.