Firefighters Slow Kincade Fire Growth To A Crawl; Evacuees Emotional HomecomingsAn army of more than 5,000 firefighters from across California and the West took advantage of calm winds overnight to all but halt the fiery onslaught of the massive Kincade Fire, increasing containment of the blaze to 60 percent.
Painful Lessons From 2017 Fires Helped Sonoma County Better Prepare For Kincade FireWhile the past week has caused plenty of stress and loss in Sonoma County, many are saying the Kincade Fire has shown a marked improvement in the region's ability to respond to a wildfire.
Crews Make More Progress, Bringing Kincade Fire To 45% ContainmentFire crews were able to take advantage of reduced winds Wednesday afternoon, raising containment of the Kincade Fire in Sonoma County to 45 percent by evening.
Fighting Exhaustion, Fire Crews Recharge At Sonoma County Base CampAs fire fighters continue to battle the Kincade Fire Wednesday, trying to limit its spread and increase containment, a massive base camp is helping crews replenish and refuel.
Kincade Fire Seen From San Francisco As It Flares Up Amid Howling WindsThough fire crews battled the massive Kincade Fire in Northern California's Wine Country and were able to keep it 15 percent contained most of Tuesday, the blaze began flaring up in the evening amid Red Flag Warning wind gusts.
Sonoma County Opens Early Voting Center During Fire EvacuationsThe Sonoma County Registrar of Voters Office has established an early voting location in Rohnert Park while its office on Fiscal Drive in Santa Rosa is closed because of evacuations from the Kincade Fire.
Viral Wedding Photo Captures Joy And Sorrow During Kincade FireA dramatic wedding photo of a Chicago couple illuminated by the orange glow of the devastating Kincade Fire was captured in Sonoma County over the weekend, and the picture has gone viral.
Odin, Goat-Herding Dog Who Survived 2017 Tubbs Fire, Spotted In Kincade Fire ZoneOdin, the Bay Area dog who became something of a celebrity during the 2017 Wine Country wildfires, was back in the fire zones Monday.
Public Utilities Commission To Launch Investigation Into PG&E Power ShutoffsIn the wake of a series of Public Safety Power Shutoffs taking place throughout Sonoma County due to the Kincade Fire, the California Public Utilities Commission on Monday announced it would be launching an investigation into the shutoffs.
Kincade Fire Crews Work All Night To Cool Hot Spots Before Severe Winds ReturnA day of calm winds and an intense air attack aided firefighters battling the Kincade Fire Monday to gain a foothold on the western edge of the massive blaze, fire officials said.
Kincade Fire Evacuees Wait On Word To Return; Updated List Of Evacuation CentersSonoma County Sheriff Mark Essick said Monday morning that he expects to have more information later in the day on when residents who had to be evacuated because of the Kincade Fire can return to their homes.
Hurricane-Force Diablo Winds Fan Massive Kincade Fire; Acreage Doubles To 54,000Wind gusts topping 80 mph created blowtorch-like conditions in Sonoma County along the massive Kincade Fire lines Sunday, fanning the out-of-control blaze into a wall of flames that approached the outskirts of Windsor and led to a new evacuation warning in neighboring Napa County.
Several Sonoma County Post Offices Closed Due To Kincade FireThe Kincade Fire is forcing temporary closure of most Sonoma County post offices, and postal officials have designated six pickup points in relatively unaffected areas as 15 post offices in more hazard-prone areas remain shuttered.
Firefighter Injured Protecting Trapped Residents From Kincade Fire FlamesAs the massive Kincade Fire -- now larger than the landmass of Manhattan -- continued its advance across California's Wine Country early Saturday, burning homes and charring more than 25,000 acres, a firefighters and the two civilians he saved were recovering from their burns.
Kincade Fire Grows To Nearly 24,000 Acres; New Evacuation Orders Issued, Firefighter HurtDespite the advantage of calm winds most of the day Friday, crews made little headway in containing the destructive Kincade Fire in Sonoma County, which grew to 23,700 acres and remained at five percent containment.