SCU Lightning Complex Fires: More Evacuations Ordered As Fires Engulf 35,000 AcresA series of lightning-caused fires involving several Bay Area counties grew to 35,000 acres Tuesday night and forced more mandatory evacuation orders at the Santa Clara County line, according to fire authorities.
Newsom Declares Statewide Wildfire Emergency; 'We Are Deploying Every Resource Available'Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a statewide emergency Tuesday as wildfires raged across the San Francisco Bay Area, charring thousands of acres and forcing dozens from their homes from Wine Country to the South Bay.
Evacuation Warning Keeps Residents On Edge As Lightning Complex Fires Rage In SunolMonday night, CalFire consolidated the Marsh Fire with other fires burning in the area and renamed them the Lightning Complex Fires. Residents in Sunol were still under an evacuation warning.
Marsh Fire Near Clayton 100 Percent ContainedFire officials said they expect by Saturday evening to completely contain the 247-acre Marsh Fire that started Wednesday south of Clayton.
Crews Gain Ground on Fast-Moving Brush Fire Near ClaytonFirefighters are starting to get an upper hand on a wildfire that started Wednesday afternoon and burned quickly south of Clayton.
80-Acre Grass Fire Near Clayton Fully ContainedThe cause of the fire is still under investigation, but CHP officials said it appears the blaze started when a car drove into a power pole, knocking power lines down and sparking the fire.