Santa Clara County Left Out Of Presidential Disaster Declaration For Federal Assistance To Wildfire VictimsDespite having some of the most acreage burned and evacuees from the SCU Lightning Complex fires, Santa Clara County is one of the few Bay Area counties that has not been approved for a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration that would provide federal assistance to residents.
SCU Lightning Complex: All Alameda, San Joaquin County Evacuation Orders Lifted; Fires 65% ContainedContainment on the SCU Lightning Complex fires rose to 65 percent Monday evening, with all evacuation orders and warnings lifted for Alameda and San Joaquin counties, according to fire officials.
SCU Lightning Complex: Containment at 55 Percent; 378,000 Acres BurnedContainment of the massive SCU Lightning Complex fires increased to 55 percent Sunday evening, two weeks after lightning sparked numerous blazes across several counties.
SCU Lightning Complex: 376,000 Acres, 33 Structures Burned; 45 Percent ContainedThe second largest wildfire in California history was 45 percent contained as firefighters continue to make progress toward extinguishing it, according to Cal Fire late Saturday afternoon.
California Wildfires: State Opens Applications For FEMA AssistanceRegistration for federal assistance for survivors of wildfires in Lake, Monterey, Napa, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, and Yolo counties has opened.
SCU Lightning Complex: Fire Now 2nd Largest In State History; Some Evacuations LiftedThe SCU Lightning Complex fires burning in several East Bay and Central Valley counties is now the second-largest fire in state history at 363,772 acres burned, moving ahead of the LNU Lightning Complex fires burning in the North Bay, according to Cal Fire.
SCU Lightning Complex Fire Burn Zones Map & Fast FactsThe SCU Lightning Complex started on Aug. 16 with multiple fires within the complex. These fires have since merged into two major fires and are broken into three zones: Canyon, Calaveras and Deer.
SCU Lightning Complex: Some Evacuations Orders Downgraded; Firefight Will Be 'Absolute Marathon'Easing weather conditions have helped firefighters battling the massive SCU Lightning Complex fires, to make progress against the third-largest wildfire outbreak in state history and allow some evacuated residents to return home.
Newsom: California 'Deploying Every Resource' To Battle Historic WildfiresGov. Gavin Newsom used his Monday press briefing to laud California's first responders in battling the historic series of wildfires and said the state was deploying every resource available to fight the fires, including mutual aid from other states.
SCU Lightning Complex: 'This Is An Absolute Marathon'; Firefighters Brace For Long Battle; New Santa Clara Co. Evacuation OrdersThe massive SCU Lightning Complex fires continued their unrelenting advance Sunday, triggering a new mandatory evacuation order for residents living along the Alameda-Santa Clara county line.
SCU / CZU Lightning Complex Wildfires Burn Zones Map & Fast FactsThe CZU and SCU Lightning Complex fires have burned a combined 425,000 acres across seven Bay Area counties as of Monday afternoon, Aug. 24.
San Jose Mayor Announces Partnership With Hotels to Offer Low Rates for Wildfire VictimsMayor Sam Liccardo announced a partnership with San Jose hotels to offer reduced rates starting for victims and evacuees of wildfires raging in the South Bay.
SCU Lightning Complex: Hot, Gusty Winds Expand Burn Zone To 339,968 Acres; 3rd Largest Wildfire In Calif. HistoryFanned by gusty, hot breezes, the SCU Lightning Complex fires continued burning across several counties, growing to 339,968 acres by nightfall as crews enter their seventh day battling the massive wildfires.
SCU Lightning Complex: Firefighters Brace For Tough Afternoon Battle; 229,918 Acres Burned, 20,020 Residents EvacuatedA small army of firefighters watched the marine layer of moist air slowly burn off Friday morning, preparing for another tough day battling with SCU Lightning Fire Complex blazes that have burned 229,968 acres and forced more than 20,000 residents from their homes in a five-county area.
SCU Lightning Complex: New Evacuations In Santa Clara, San Joaquin Counties; Nearly 140K Acres BurnedCal Fire officials announced new evacuation orders for parts of Santa Clara and San Joaquin counties Thursday afternoon due to the SCU Lightning Complex fires