Relieved Homeowners Happy To Return To Windsor After Kincade Fire EvacuationsThings have by no means returned to normal in the areas evacuated during the Kincade Fire, but Thursday was a step in that direction.
Some Fire Crews Return Home As Kincade Firefight EasesAfter a very long and sometimes dangerous week battling the Kincade Fire in Sonoma County, some of the fire crews finally got to go home Thursday.
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.
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.
International Space Station Crew Offers Unique View Of Kincade FireAs 5,000 firefighters battled the massive Kincade Fire in California's wine country Wednesday, far above the astronauts aboard the International Space Station were watching the drama unfold.
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.
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.
Layer Of Unhealthy Wildfire Smoke Blankets San Francisco Bay AreaBay Area residents awoke Monday to the strong smell of smoke as a layer of unhealthy air from local wildfires drifted over the region from San Francisco to Oakland and the East Bay communities, triggering warnings from health officials.
Bay Area Power Shutoff Survival Guide We all take the modern convenience of electricity for granted until the lights go out. Many residents across the Bay Area are facing yet another public safety power shutdown this weekend.
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.
Fire In Residential Martinez Neighborhood Put Out, Evacuations LiftedEvacuations caused by a 50-acre wildfire in southern Martinez Sunday afternoon were lifted early Sunday evening, according to firefighters with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.
Highway 24 Fire Destroys Lafayette Tennis Club; Evacuation Orders LiftedEvacuations orders issued in Lafayette on both sides of state Highway 24 in response to a fast-moving wildfire were lifted Sunday evening, according to city officials.
Wind-Whipped Fires Scorch Areas Of Bethel Island, Oakley, ClaytonFirefighters in the East Bay stopped forward progress of several wind-whipped wildfires that erupted early Sunday morning on Bethel Island, near Oakley in rural Contra Costa County and in Clayton.
Red Flag Warning: Strong Burst Of Winds May Cause Extreme Fire BehaviorA red flag warning was in effect Saturday night through Monday morning for "dangerously strong offshore winds and critically low humidity," according to the National Weather Service. Residents were warned such conditions could cause "extreme fire behavior."