UPDATE: Overloaded Generator Sparks Oakland Hills Fire In Area Scarred By 1991 Firestorm; 2 Homes BurnedAn overloaded generator being used to supply power during a PG&E power shutoff sparked a two-alarm fire in the Oakland Hills Tuesday morning, severely damaging two homes and burning vegetation in an area that was incinerated in the deadly 1991 firestorm.
Homeowners In Fire Zones Lose Insurance CoverageAs fires ravage California each year, more homeowners are at risk of losing their insurance.
Oakland Hills Residents Fear Fire Following Decades of Vegetation GrowthAfter almost 30 years, people who made it out of the Oakland Hills firestorm in 1991 are starting to talk about the growing danger they see today.
Camp Fire Deaths A Somber Flashback To Deadly 1991 Oakland Hills FireThe announcement Friday that five people had died in their vehicles as they attempted to flee the raging Camp Fire as it ripped through Paradise served as a bone-chilling flashback to the deadly 1991 Oakland Hills fire.
Remembering The Deadly 1991 Oakland Hills FireAmong of the most terrifying stories KPIX 5 reporters have covered in out 70-year history is the deadly and devastating 1991 Oakland Hills Fire.
More Than 100 Homes Evacuated In Oakland Hills Grass FireA large four-alarm fire that forced the evacuation of more than 100 homes in the tinder-dry Oakland Hills Tuesday has been 60 percent contained, authorities said.
Heart-Wrenching Search For Oakland Ghost Ship Fire VictimsFirefighters have not faced such a challenging task since the morning following the deadly 1991 Oakland Hills Fire.
Grant Money To Prevent Another Oakland Hills Firestorm Pulled By FEMAThe threat from a dangerous fire source in the Oakland Hills is now greater than ever.
Valley Fire Now 3rd Most Destructive Wildfire In California HistoryTen days after it started, the Valley Fire reached a grim milestone on Monday, becoming the third most destructive wildfire in the state’s history.
City Council Approves Hotly Contested $4M FEMA Grant To Cut Trees In Oakland HillsCity officials accepted a $4 million federal grant to chop down trees in the ritzy Oakland hills, a decision that ignited debate over how best to prevent deadly wildfires in the affluent Northern California region.
Oakland Moves Forward With Plan To Remove Trees In Hills Deemed A Fire HazardDespite resistance from neighbors, the City of Oakland took a big step Tuesday night to prevent another big fire like the one that devastated the Oakland Hills in 1991.
Spread Of Oakland Hills Fires Slowed Thanks To Grazing GoatsThe spread of 2 fires in the Oakland Hills this 4th of July was slowed in part due to the recent use of grazing goats in the area to control vegetation.
East Bay Tree-Cutting Proposal To Reduce Fire Hazard CriticizedOpponents of the fire hazard reduction plan for the East Bay hills are calling it a guise to conduct massive clear-cutting of the area.
20 Years Later, East Bay Hills Less Susceptible To FirestormsTwenty years ago Thursday, a hillside fire blown out of control by hot, dry winds killed 25 people and destroyed more than 3,000 homes in the Oakland and Berkeley hills.
Phil Matier: Oakland's Quick Rebuilding After FirestormThe KCBS and Chronicle Insider says it's astounding how quickly Oakland rebuilt 20 years after the firestorm that killed 25 people and destroyed 4,000 homes and apartments.