Some Fire Crews Return Home As Kincade Firefight EasesAfter a very long and sometimes dangerous week battling the Kincade Fire in Sonoma County, some of the fire crews finally got to go home Thursday.
Father, Son Work Side-By-Side On Kincade Fire 24-Hour Strike TeamTwo members of a fire strike team working around-the-clock on the Kincade Fire in Sonoma County are used to spending time together more than other firefighter colleagues.
San Jose State Researcher Heads Toward Raging Flames Hoping To Soon Predict Fire BehaviorAs thousands evacuated Sonoma County over the weekend as the Kincade Fire grew in size, one Bay Area researcher headed toward the massive flames.
Fire Crews Knock Down 2-Alarm Building Fire In Walnut CreekCrews have knocked down a fire burning against a two-story building near the Walnut Creek BART station late Saturday night, according to authorities.
Grass Fire South Of Sunol Burns 7 AcresAlameda County Fire Department firefighters on Sunday night are battling a vegetation fire that has burned about seven acres about two miles south of Sunol, firefighters said on social media.
Most Santa Clara County Residents Now Able To Text 911Most of Santa Clara County, save for a couple of cities, can now text 911 in an emergency if they are unable to call.
No Firefighters Injured After Roof Collapses During 2-Alarm Fire In San FranciscoA two-alarm fire collapsed the roof of a structure in San Francisco, but no firefighters were injured and the fire was contained, fire officials said Wednesday.
2-Alarm Grass Fire In Fairfield Prompts Road ClosuresFirefighters in Fairfield are working to extinguish a two-alarm vegetation fire Wednesday night, fire officials said on social media.
Grass Fire On Mines Road In Livermore Hills Burns 11 AcresFirefighters are working to contain a vegetation fire on Mines Road in Livermore that has burned 20 to 25 acres, Cal Fire said Monday afternoon.
Lafayette 2-Alarm Fire Knocked Down After Burning Near StructuresFirefighters in Lafayette battled a 2-alarm vegetation fire that threatened structures Thursday afternoon.
Gov't Agencies Boost Efforts to Stop Wildland Firefighter SuicidesFederal officials are stepping up efforts to help firefighters dealing with trauma and other issues after noticing an increase in wildland firefighter suicides in recent years.
Study: Tubbs Fire Firefighters Have Elevated Levels Of Toxins In SystemFirefighters who battled the October 2017 Tubbs Fire in Napa, Sonoma and Lake counties have tested at “troubling” levels for toxic exposure, according to a new study.
Fireworks Spark At Least 5 Of 37 Fires Reported In Contra Costa County On Fourth Of JulyFire crews in Contra Costa County responded to dozens of fires, at least some sparked by Fourth of July fireworks through the night and into Friday.
CoCo County Firefighters Demonstrate 4th Of July Fire DangerContra Costa Fire Assistant Chief, Chris Bachman was watching the department’s 2019 Fire Academy Class as they worked through their final phase of training. He says the firefighter’s nightmare is just around the corner -- the 4th of July.
Quick-Thinking Neighbors Rescue Cat, Prevent Oakland Home From Burning DownTwo quick-thinking neighbors in Oakland jumped into action Monday night when they saw a house on fire. They saved a cat inside and ultimately prevented the house from burning down.