Family on Slopes of Mount Diablo Sees Lightning Spark Blaze Near Their HomeSunday's surprising thunderstorm lit up the foothills beneath Mount Diablo in Contra Costa County and with it came the fires. One family had a front-row seat -- close enough to hear and feel the lightning.
Fire Burning Near Lawrence Expressway Shuts Interstate 280 in San JoseThe California Highway Patrol said early Saturday evening that Interstate 280 in San Jose had reopened after firefighters extinguished a fire in the area near the Lawrence Expressway.
Firefighters Respond To Grass Fire In San JoseFirefighters were battling a grass fire in San Jose.
Firefighters Knock Down 5-Acre Grass Fire In San JoseFirefighters quickly contained a grass fire in San Jose on Monday afternoon.
2-Alarm Vegetation Fire Burns In Santa Rosa NeighborhoodA two-alarm vegetation fire was burning in a Santa Rosa neighborhood Monday afternoon.
Grass Fire Prompts Temporary Evacuations In Oakley NeighborhoodA grass fire burning in eastern Contra Costa County has prompted evacuations in the city of Oakley Tuesday afternoon.
Crews Get Upper-Hand On 3-Alarm Grass Fire Burning Near Fairfield Homes, Evacuations LiftedA three-alarm fire burning in Fairfield that threatened homes in the area of Mountain Meadow Drive was under control late Monday.
Grass Fire That Burned Near Rodeo Tank Farm Along I-80 50% ContainedCal Fire and Contra Costa Fire units have reached 50 percent containment on a grass fire that burned close to a Rodeo tank farm Monday afternoon east of I-80, according to fire officials.
Bay Area Fire Departments Overwhelmed After Illegal Fireworks Spark Dozens of BlazesBay Area fire officials warned that illegal fireworks were creating an extreme fire danger leading into the Fourth of July holiday and, sadly, those predictions came true.
Sunol Brush Fire Grows to 100 Acres; 30 Percent ContainedA brush fire near the Sunol Regional Wilderness park has burned 100 acres and was 30 percent contained as of 3:30 p.m. Saturday
Contra Costa Fire Crews At Scene Of Grass Fire In ClaytonFire crews in Contra Costa County are battling a grass fire burning in the area of Pine Hollow Court in Clayton Tuesday morning, according to officials.