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.
Federal Judge Rips PG&E's Wildfire Mitigation Shortfalls, Demands It Hire More Tree TrimmersA federal judge scolded PG&E officials Wednesday, harshly criticizing them for falling short on the utility's wildfire mitigation plan and threatening to withhold their executive bonuses.
PG&E Using Huge Heli-Saws To Trim Trees From Power Lines In Wildfire CountryPG&E's Heli-Saw may sound like something out of a horror movie, but it’s a welcome sight in wildfire country.
San Francisco Supes Approve Extending City's Emergency Water System To Put Out FiresSan Francisco Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously declared a State of Urgency, calling on the city to expand its Emergency Firefighting Water System to ensure the entire city is protected in the event of a major earthquake or fire.
Photo: Sunnyvale Porch Arson Suspect Has Neighborhood On EdgeAnxiety mounted in a quiet Sunnyvale neighborhood Monday as detectives asked for the public's help in identifying a man whose image has been captured on home surveillance cameras igniting arson fires on several porches.
Civil Grand Jury: San Francisco's Western Neighborhoods Vulnerable To Major Fires After Large QuakeThousands of homes in San Francisco's outer Richmond, outer Sunset and Bayview/Hunters Point neighborhoods are extremely vulnerable to devastating fires triggered by a major earthquake, a report from the city's grand jury revealed Tuesday.
Suspected Arsonist Arrested After Pleasant Hill FiresA suspected arsonist was arrested Sunday afternoon after allegedly setting one fire outside a commercial business and trying to set a second one nearby, police and fire officials said.
Gas Explosions Set Dozens Of Homes Ablaze In Multiple Boston-Area CommunitiesResidents in three communities north of Boston are being told to evacuate their homes after multiple explosions and fires in the area.
VIDEO: Explosive Wildfire Roars To Life In San Diego CountyFueled by powerful Santa Ana winds, firefighters battled a rapidly spreading wildfire Thursday afternoon in San Diego County that had already grown to 1,000 acres and destroyed at least five buildings.
Wine Country Residents Return To Fields Of Lost DreamsResidents throughout California's picturesque wine country returned to neighborhoods this weekend where fields of debris and ash stood in place of backyards filled with children, swing sets and weekend barbecues.
Samsung: Note 7 Battery Design, Manufacturing Caused FiresSamsung Electronics Co. says problems with the design and manufacturing of batteries in its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones caused them to overheat and burst into fire.