Marin County Crews Clear Brush to Reduce Future Fire DangerDestructive wildfires have become an ever-present risk for many in the North Bay communities. As fire officials ramp up efforts to prevent fires, a new study shows why this may just be the beginning.
Freeze Warning Issued For North Bay, East Bay, Salinas ValleyExpected low temperatures early Monday morning prompted the National Weather Service in San Francisco to issue a Freeze Warning in areas throughout the Bay Area.
Firefighters Battling Vegetation Fire In Walnut CreekFirefighters are battling a three-acre vegetation fire Tuesday afternoon in Walnut Creek near the Lime Ridge Open Space, a Cal Fire spokesman said.
Bay Point Vegetation Fire Burns 37 Acres Before Firefighters Contain ItA fire burned 37 acres in windy conditions in Bay Point before being contained Monday afternoon, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District officials said.
Wildfire Consumes Over 80 Acres Near San JoseA wildfire near San Jose Sunday afternoon has so far consumed roughly 81 acres of vegetation and was still burning Sunday evening, a Cal Fire official said.
Cal Fire Battles 200+ Acre Vegetation Fire In Altamont Pass AreaCal Fire is battling a 242-acre vegetation fire in Alameda County Thursday afternoon, Cal Fire officials said.
Officials Report Monticello Vegetation Fire 55 Percent ContainedAll evacuation orders have now been lifted and all public roads are open, but firefighters continue to battle the blaze in steep, rugged terrain with difficult access.
Grass Fire In South San Jose Scorches 125 Acres, 2 Firefighters InjuredTwo firefighters were taken to a hospital with heat injuries Monday in a 125-acre vegetation fire southeast of San Jose that stood at about 50 percent contained by late afternoon, a fire official said.
Firefighters Battle Grass Fire Near South San Jose Golf CourseFirefighters were battling a one-alarm vegetation fire next to the Los Lagos Golf Course in South San Jose Monday afternoon, a dispatcher said.
Orinda Firefighters Extinguish Vegetation Fire Threatening Nearby HomeCrews put out a fire that burned an outbuilding and some vegetation in Orinda on Monday and threatened to spread to a nearby home, Moraga-Orinda fire district officials said Tuesday.
Walnut Creek Residents Want The Cows To Moooove BackCows that used to graze along the top of a Walnut Creek subdivision ridge have been herded elsewhere, and that has some residents expressing concern about the corresponding increased fire danger.
Wind Fuels 600-Acre Wildfire In Monterey CountySeveral residents in the area were advised to evacuate as a precaution but no mandatory evacuations were issued.