Newsom Emphasizes 'Evidence Of Climate Change' During Wildfire UpdateGov. Gavin Newsom emphasized on Wednesday how climate change drives the state's growing wildfire season as he provided updates on California's ongoing struggle with over two dozen major fires.
SF Fire Crews Contain Fire at Haight-Ashbury Apartment BuildingA roof fire was contained Wednesday evening at a multi-unit residential building in the 1400 block of Waller Street in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, officials said.
Helicopter Pilot Killed Fighting Fires In Fresno CountyA helicopter pilot called in to assist firefighting efforts near Fresno County died when the vehicle crashed Wednesday.
Newsom: State Will 'Meet The Moment' In Face Of Wildfire, Energy ChallengesCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday said he was focusing every resource on battling dozens of raging wildfires and thanked residents for conserving electricity during the recent energy crisis spurred by the ongoing heat wave.
LNU Lightning Complex Fires: Wildfire Razes Spanish Flat Mobile Villa; Homes Destroyed, Residents Flee To Safety A wall of flames roared through the Spanish Flat Mobile Villa overnight, reducing homes to ashes and vehicles to piles of melted metal.
Newsom Calls Energy Shortages, Rolling Blackouts During Heat Wave 'Unacceptable'Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday admitted that state officials "failed to predict and plan" for the energy grid demands brought on by the current record-breaking heat wave and outlined steps the state was taking to avoid more power disruptions.
Illegal Fireworks Create Nightmare 4th Of July For Bay Area FirefightersAs dawn rose Sunday, firefighters across the San Francisco Bay Area were able to finally breath of sigh of relief as the night of 100 or more fire calls came to an end, dozens and dozens of the blazes triggered by the use of illegal fireworks.
July 4: San Francisco Firefighters Battle More Than 100 Blazes Triggered By FireworksThe city's annual Fourth of July fireworks show on the Embarcadero may have been canceled this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic but that didn't stop residents from lighting up the skies with illegal fireworks.
Fires Along Iron Horse Trail In Concord, Pleasant Hill Determined To Be ArsonA series of fires along a popular walking and cycling trail in Contra Costa County have been determined to be intentionally set, according to fire officials.
Man Arrested On Arson Charges After Series Of Fires Erupt In San Rafael Canal NeighborhoodA man was detained Thursday after several fires erupted in San Rafael's Canal neighborhood early Thursday, the largest was a one-alarm blaze at an apartment complex near the San Rafael Yacht Harbor.
3 Burned In Rapid Series Of Late Night San Francisco FiresFire officials were investigating three fires that broke out late Tuesday night within 10 minutes or less of each other in a two-mile stretch of southeast San Francisco.