Crews Contain 30-Acre Wildfire In East San Jose; 2 Firefighters InjuredTwo firefighters were injured Sunday night battling a grass fire that consumed more than 30 acres in the hills near Quimby Road on San Jose's eastern edge.
Windy, Dry Conditions Increase Fire Danger Over The WeekendContinuing dry weather, brittle grasslands, warm fall temperatures, low humidity and high winds expected this weekend add up to some critical fire weather, the National Weather Service reported Friday, prompting a call for extreme fire safety in the Bay Area.
Hwy 50 Partially Reopens After Forward Progress Of Meyers Fire StoppedEvacuations orders were lifted and Highway 50 has been partially reopened in El Dorado County Thursday afternoon after forward progress of the Meyers Fire was halted, according to authorities.
Red Flag Fire Warning Issued For North BayOn the day that the largest wildfire in California history was declared totally contained, weather forecasters issued a red flag warning for the fire-ravaged North Bay region starting Wednesday night.
Near Air Disaster Triggered Fatal Wildfire Retardant DropAn error by a lead plane nearly ran a firefighting 747 into a clump of trees during efforts to curtail the Mendocino Complex fire, triggering a low elevation drop of retardant that led to the death of a Utah firefighter and injuries to three others.
Irving Fire Triggered By Downed PG&E Power LinesA wildfire that has charred 152 acres in and near the Samuel P. Taylor State Park and triggered the evacuation of nearby residents was caused by downed PG&E power lines, officials announced Wednesday.
Marin County Vegetation Fire Grows To 40 Acres, Forces EvacuationsFire crews in the North Bay are responding to a vegetation fire in the area of Samuel P. Taylor Park Monday night that has forced some evacuations, according to authorities.
California Utility Replacing Thousands Of Miles Of Power Lines To Reduce Wildfire Risk
I-5 Reopened; Delta Fire Grows To Nearly 41,000 AcresOne lane in each direction of the major freeway connecting Canada to Mexico reopened early Monday after being shutdown for six days by a raging wildfire.
Snell Fire in Napa County 20 Percent Contained at 2,400 AcresThe Snell Fire in Napa County held at approximately 2,400 acres Sunday and was at 20 percent containment as of 7 p.m., Cal Fire said.
Explosive Snell Fire Burning Out-Of-Control Near MiddletownA fast-growing wildfire erupted near Middletown Saturday afternoon, triggering mandatory evacuation orders for residents along Snell Valley Road and in Berryessa Estates.
Delta Fire Explodes in Size; I-5 Closed At Least Until SundayThe Delta Fire in California's Shasta-Trinity National Forest was burning out of control Saturday with crews scrambling to prevent it from reaching mountain communities.