Kansas Camper Arrested In Connection With Boulder Creek Vegetation FiresA 34-year-old Kansas woman, who had been camping in the Santa Cruz Mountains, has been arrested in connection to two vegetation fires in the Pond View Drive area of Boulder Creek.
Inmate Firefighter Training Center In Susanville Closing With Wildfire Season Looming What was once the nation’s largest state correctional system has shrunk to the point where officials announced Tuesday they will close one of two inmate firefighter training centers.
Dry, Warm Conditions Setting Scene For Busy Early Wildfire SeasonDrought conditions across the San Francisco Bay Area was setting the scene for an early wildfire season, officials said.
Calfire Crews Stop Progress of Boulder Creek Vegetation Fire Near CZU Lightning Complex ScarCalfire crews in Santa Cruz County on Wednesday evening were able to stop forward progress of a vegetation fire burning in a heavily wooded area in Boulder Creek, according to authorities.
Gov. Newsom Approves Funding To Hire Nearly 1,400 Additional State FirefightersWith the official start of wildfire season approaching, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday more than $80 million in funding to hire nearly 1,400 additional state firefighters.
UPDATE: One Dead As Mountain View Fire Grows To Over 28,000 Acres; Wind Concerns Remain In Reno FireMultiple wildfires continued to burn along the Eastern Sierra Wednesday, with the Mountain View Fire in Mono County burning nearly 29,000 acres and claiming one life in 24 hours, authorities said.
Mountain View Fire: Wildfires Rage In Eastern Sierra, Burn Homes In RenoA wildfire fed by high winds burning in the Mono County town of Walker near the California-Nevada border has grown to 5,000 acres in just hours, forcing evacuations and shutting down Highway 395, according to authorities.
San Jose Firefighters Quickly Control Brushfire Along I-280Heavy smoke billowed over Highway 280 near Saratoga Avenue in San Jose Sunday morning from a 'rapidly spreading' brushfire, authorities said.
Questions Arise Over Future Of Napa County Landfill As Tons Of Wildfire Debris Set To ArriveAs Napa County's only landfill is poised to take in tons of debris from this year's massive LNU Lightning Complex fires, it has also found itself in the middle of a debate about whether it should continue to stay open at all.
Firefighters Quickly Gain Handle On Saturday Morning Wildfire Near Bolinas A wildfire erupted early Saturday morning in the coastal brush and woods near Bolinas, growing to over 2 acres before firefighters were able to halt its advance.
Deputies Arrest Moss Beach Man Suspected of Setting Fire Near Mavericks TrailDeputies arrested a 58-year-old man suspected of starting a 2-acre grass fire after building a large peace sign near Maverick's Beach was arrested Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.
Red Flag Warning: Rio Vista Firefighters Gain Ground On 2-Alarm Delta Wildfire Crews made progress early Tuesday on a wildfire that erupted in the grassland along the Delta near Rio Vista, authorities said.
Red Flag Warning: Wildfire Threat Soars Once Sun Goes Down Sunday NightWinds will remain relatively calm through Sunday afternoon, but once the sun goes down, the threat of powerful winds with gusts as high as 70 mph and devastating wildfires will soar across the San Francisco Bay Area hills.
Pope Fire Update: Firefighters Halt Growth Overnight; Mopping Up Hot Spots East Of St HelenaCrews gained containment overnight of the Pope Fire, burning in grassy woodlands in the Napa County hills east of Angwin and St Helena.
Red Flag: Officials Shutting Down East Bay Regional Parks As Wildfire PrecautionSeveral public parks in the East Bay hills will be closed Sunday in anticipation of high winds, low humidity and dry vegetation that will combine to pose a significant fire risk, the East Bay Regional Parks District officials have announced.