UPDATE: Cal Fire Officials Discuss How Controlled Burn Erupted Into Estrada FireCal Fire says the 40 firefighters on the ground at a controlled burn in the hills above Watsonville Friday simply were not enough when the winds picked up and began to carry embers beyond their carefully constructed containment lines.
Rain Helps Firefighters Battling Estrada Fire In Santa Cruz CountyFirefighters battling the Estrada Fire near Watsonville were aided by rain overnight and expect containment to increase by Monday evening, Cal Fire said.
UPDATE: Estrada Fire Near Watsonville 60% Contained; All Evacuation Warnings LiftedThe Estrada Fire in Santa Cruz County that started on Friday when a controlled burn jumped containment lines is now 60% contained after burning 148 acres, according to Cal Fire.
UPDATE: Estrada Fire Containment 35%; Evacuation Orders Downgraded as Crews Mop UpThe Estrada Fire, which sparked in south Santa Cruz County when a prescribed burn jumped its containment lines Friday, is now 35 percent contained and has burned 148 acres, Cal Fire said Saturday afternoon.
Vegetation Fire Burning Near Discovery Bay In California DeltaFire crews are responding to a five-acre vegetation fire burning in the eastern part of Contra Costa County, according to authorities.
Wind-Fueled Alisal Fire In Santa Barbara County Explodes in SizeFirefighters Wednesday were continuing to battle a growing brush fire which sparked west of Santa Barbara, threatened homes and shut down a portion of Highway 101.
UPDATE: Cal Fire Crews Contain Murieta Fire Burning in Sacramento CountyCal Fire and local crews have stopped the spread of a brush fire Monday afternoon that has burned about five acres in Sacramento County, according to authorities.
Cal Fire Responds to New Wildfire In Tehama CountyCal Fire crews are responding to yet another brush fire in Tehama County Monday afternoon that has already grown to 30 acres, according to authorities.
Evacuations Ordered in Area of Wildfire Burning in Madera County
Miners Fire In Nevada County Prompts New Evacuation WarningsAn evacuation warning has been issued due to the Miners Fire in the North San Juan Area of Nevada County.
Bay Area Fire Crews on Alert as Red Flag Warning Goes Into EffectFire crews in the North Bay and East Bay were on high alert Sunday evening as a Red Flag Warning went into effect for those regions at 11 p.m. due to forecast high winds and extremely dry conditions.
Weather Front Brings Snow Day To The Sierra; Snowflakes Fall On Caldor Fire Burn ZoneA low pressure system moved across the Sierra Friday morning, triggering heavy downpours, lightning strikes and snow flurries across the upper elevations including the burn zone left behind by the massive Caldor Fire.
Wildfire in San Ramon Closes Bollinger Canyon Road North of Crow Canyon RoadPolice in San Ramon on Wednesday afternoon said people should avoid Bollinger Canyon Road north of Crow Canyon Road until at least 5:30 p.m. due to a vegetation fire.
UPDATE: Fawn Fire Grows to 6,850 Acres in Shasta County; No New Structures DestroyedA growing army of firefighters battled the advancing flames of the Fawn Fire northwest of Redding on Friday, making some progress and preventing any additional destruction as the fire grew closed on 7,000 acres.
PG&E Charged With Manslaughter For Sparking Zogg Fire That Killed 4A Northern California district attorney announced manslaughter and numerous other charges against Pacific Gas and Electric Friday after its equipment sparked the Zogg Fire last year that killed four people and destroyed hundreds of homes.