Local Concerned North Bay PG&E Redwood Trimming Could Increase Fire RiskPG&E is in the midst of an aggressive campaign to remove trees threatening its power lines, but how that’s being done may be making some areas more vulnerable to wildfires.
PG&E Monitor: Inspectors Missing Potentially Hazardous Trees Near Power LinesA court-appointed monitor told a federal judge in San Francisco Wednesday that PG&E Co.'s tree inspectors are missing some trees that may be at risk of causing fires by falling on electric lines.
Marin Officials Voice Support For Parcel Tax Aimed At Wildfire PreventionGovernment and fire officials in Marin County will soon be asking residents to support a new county-wide parcel tax for wildfire prevention, and early polling shows it may be an easy sell.
4-Alarm Grass Fire In Vallejo Burns Homes, Prompts Evacuations Near Hanns ParkA four-alarm grass fire burned near homes in north Vallejo, prompting evacuations and damaging two homes Tuesday evening.
Moose Fire In Mendocino County Grows To 225 AcresThe Moose Fire burning in Mendocino County has scorched more than 200 acres as of early Tuesday morning and evacuations remain in effect.
Vegetation Fire In Mendocino County Burns 85 Acres, Triggers EvacuationsCal Fire crews are working to contain a vegetation fire in Mendocino County that has burned over 85 acres, triggering evacuation orders on Monday.
Victims Of 2017-18 Northern California Wildfires Can File Claims With PG&EPeople affected by wildfires in Northern California in 2017 and 2018 can file claims for housing assistance and other immediate needs with Pacific Gas & Electric Co.
Firefighters To Stay Overnight After Putting Out Small Brush Fire Near WoodsideCal Fire is conducting mop up operations near Woodside after the Huddart Fire burned one half acre near Huddart Park in San Mateo County early Sunday morning.
Golf Fire in Lake County Is 90% ContainedThe Golf Fire in Lake County is now 90 percent contained and remains at 20 acres burned, Cal Fire announced Saturday evening.
Deadly Camp Fire Claims It's Final Victim; Death Toll Now 86A man who had been hospitalized since the deadliest wildfire in California history incinerated a town in November has died, raising the number of people killed to 86.
Mill Valley Homeowners Push Back Against New Fire-Prevention OrdinanceThe Mill Valley city council just passed an ordinance requiring homeowners to take more measures to protect their homes against fire. This time, though, not everybody is on board with the plan.
Weather Pattern Foreshadows 'Very Active' Northern California Fire SeasonAfter some relatively quiet summer months Northern California is creeping into August, and several months that could bring very warm weather on top of a significant fuel load for potential wildfires.
Marsh Complex Fire In Contra Costa County 85% ContainedThe Marsh Complex fire near Brentwood is 85 percent contained at 757 acres as of Monday morning and Marsh Creek Road has reopened for commuter traffic.
Glaring Glitches In Berkeley Fire Evacuation Drill Concern ResidentsSeveral Berkeley residents who signed up to partake in a fire evacuation drill on Sunday never received the alert. The glitches left them questioning how a system that struggled with a scheduled event would respond in an actual emergency.
Crews Battling Contra Costa County Brush Fires Gain Ground; 85 Percent ContainedThe Marsh Complex fire, first reported early Saturday morning northeast of Mount Diablo in unincorporated Contra Costa County, was at 85 percent containment Sunday night.