Fire Crews Increase Containment of Willow Fire Near Big SurFire crews increased containment overnight on the Willow Fire burning in the Los Padres National Forest, officials said Monday.
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.
San Mateo County Raises Illegal Fireworks Fines To $1,000 Per Offense As Fire Season BeginsThe San Mateo County Board of Supervisors is cracking down on illegal fireworks ahead of the Fourth of July and the 2021 fire season.
Parts of North and East Bay Now Under 'Exceptional Drought' ConditionsThe latest U.S. drought data released Thursday morning put portions of the North and East Bay into exceptional drought conditions, according to officials.
Entire Bay Area, Most Of California Now Under Extreme Drought ConditionsThe latest drought data released Thursday morning shows the entire Bay Area in extreme drought conditions, as well as most of California.
In the Shadow of Mount Diablo, Communities Brace for Early Wildfire SeasonThe first weekend in May marks the beginning of a statewide Wildfire Awareness Week -- a reminder that fire season isn’t what is used to be in the Golden State.
Marin County Nonprofit Brings Therapy Dogs to Comfort FirefightersFirefighters aren't the only ones getting ready for what's expected to be a very busy fire season. A San Rafael woman and her dog are hitting the road to bring some comfort and joy to those battling blazes on the frontlines.
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.
High Temps, Dry Conditions Raise Specter of Drought and Fire Danger Across the Bay AreaRecord-high spring temperatures across the Bay Area on Wednesday were putting neighborhoods across the region on high alert due to growing drought concerns and worries about the upcoming wildfire season.
Calfire Crews Stop Progress of Boulder Creek Vegetation Fire Near CZU Lightning Complex ScarCalfire crews in Santa Cruz County on Wednesday evening were able to stop forward progress of a vegetation fire burning in a heavily wooded area in Boulder Creek, according to authorities.
Welcome Storm Douses North Bay Burn Zones Ending Long, Brutal Fire SeasonAfter a long, dry autumn, a significant amount of rain has finally fallen in Northern California and, in the North Bay, it officially means fire season is at an end.
More Rain Needed To Reduce Fire Danger, Stave Off Future DroughtMore than a month and a half into this year's rainy season and significant precipitation was finally falling on Tuesday in Northern California. The state could use it in more ways than one.
Early Fire Season Puts Weary Northern California Firefighters On Front Lines For MonthsWith at least two good months of fire season left, weary firefighters in Northern California are ready for the next fight.
Lightning-Sparked Blazes Test Limits of Cal Fire ResourcesOverwhelmed and understaffed, fire officials admit they are struggling to keep up with the dozens of fires burning statewide.
Crews Respond to Brush Fire in CotatiFirefighters responded to a vegetation fire in Cotati early Friday afternoon.