Cal Fire's Pre-Evacuation Preparation Plan ChecklistWhen a wildfire roars into a neighborhood mere seconds can be the difference between life and death. So it's important if you live in an area that is prone to wildfires to be prepared to quickly react to a possible evacuation order.
Mandatory Evacuation Order Lifted After Fire Crews Contain Brushfire Near SchellvilleMandatory and advisory evacuations previously in effect in rural Sonoma County near Schellville have now been lifted, as firefighters have contained a seven-acre fire that apparently started in a ditch and then spread to winery complex outbuildings.
Firefighters Respond To New Vegetation Fires On Mare IslandThe Vallejo Fire Department and Cal Fire on Thursday afternoon are fighting a five-alarm vegetation fire on Mare Island adjacent to a fire that occurred early Wednesday morning, a fire spokesman said.
Police: Alleged 68-Year-Old Arsonist Flew From Missouri To Set South Bay Fires A 68-year-old Missouri man allegedly traveled to the San Francisco Bay Area and then set six arson fires including a blaze that charred 128 acres near the Calaveras Reservoir last weekend, authorities said.
Copper Thief Triggers Early Morning 4-Alarm Vallejo Brush Fire A 4-alarm vegetation fire erupted in a rural area of Mare Island early Wednesday, ignited by a copper thief who damaged two power poles in attempt to access to electrical lines, authorities said.
Crews Contain Grass Fire Burning In Suisun CityFire crews in Suisun City contained to a two-alarm vegetation fire that started near Highway 12 late Tuesday afternoon, according to authorities.
Bay Area Weather: Fire Danger Soars At Temperatures Rise, Winds Increase A high pressure system parking over the Pacific Coast was sending temperatures soaring early Tuesday, elevating wildfire fears in the Northern California.
PG&E: No Power Shutdown In Napa, Lake Or Sonoma CountiesPacific Gas & Electric has determined that fire weather conditions had not deteriorated to a point Monday when they would need to shut off power in Napa, Lake and Sonoma counties as a wildfire precaution.
Sonoma County Declares Precautionary State Of Emergency Over Possible Power ShutoffSonoma County officials Monday declared a state of emergency in an abundance of caution in the event that PG&E shuts off power to prevent wildfires during the predicted upcoming heat wave in the region.
'Reservoir Fire' Near Calaveras Reservoir Scorches More Than 120 AcresSeveral grass fires, collectively dubbed the Reservoir Fire, have burned approximately 128 acres as of 6 p.m. Saturday.
PG&E Reaches $11 Billion Settlement With Wildfire Victims Pacific Gas & Electric and a group of insurers have reached an $11 billion settlement of claims from wildfire victims including those from last year's deadly Camp Fire that destroyed Paradise, the utility announced early Friday.
PG&E Plan Offers Billions To Victims, Others After WildfiresPG&E Corp. released a plan Monday to offer nearly $18 billion to victims, insurance companies and cities and local governments in Northern California that battled wildfires sparked by electrical equipment.
Wind-Whipped Plumas National Forest Wildfire Chars 68 Square MilesA massive wildfire in a remote area of California's gold country grew overnight to more than 68 square miles, officials said Monday.
Lake County Wildfire Contained After Burning 53 Acres at KelseyvilleThe Oak Fire in Lake County was fully contained after burning 53 acres and destroying a structure, Cal Fire said Sunday.
'Swedes Fire' In Butte County Grows To 400 Acres, Evacuations UnderwayA fire burning out of control in Butte County has doubled in size since Saturday afternoon.