From Livermore to Napa Valley's high elevations, the National Weather Service issued a red flag warning for parts of the North and East Bay that went into effect Sunday night. PG&E also shut off power to a small swath of residents in Solano, Lake and Yolo counties.
The Four Guardsmen, a group of trees that form a natural entryway on the road to the forest, were successfully protected from the KNP Complex fire by the removal of nearby vegetation and by wrapping fire-resistant material around the bases of the trees, the firefighting management team said in a statement Sunday.
Some South Bay communities are getting millions of dollars from the state to help with wildland fire prevention.
Crews were watching the weather this weekend as they battled California wildfires that have burned into some groves of ancient sequoias as they try to protect the world's largest tree.
In the last year, a combination of environmental factors has combined to create a new super fire threat, according to the East Bay Regional Parks District: Sudden Tree Die-Off.