KTVU's Cristina Rendon spoke with Jonathan Cox with Cal Fire regarding the red flag warnings in effect in portions of the Bay Area beginning at 11 p.m. Friday, and lasting until Monday.
This week marks Wildfire Preparedness Week; state crews are taking advantage by hosting wildfire preparedness events. The state has already experienced more than 1,300 fires this year.
Firefighters stopped the forward progress of a 2-acre wildfire burning in Big Basin Redwoods State Park on Sunday afternoon.
Fire officials are warning that wildfire season is off to an early start in 2021 in California, because of the dry winter.
KTVU's Heather Holmes spoke with Cal Fire Deputy Chief Jonathan Cox about how Cal Fire is preparing for a busy fire season.
Crews with the Contra Conta County Fire Protection District extinguished a vegetation fire in Pittsburg Thursday afternoon that burned up a hillside and near several homes.
A Kanas woman who had been camping near land devastated by fire last summer was arrested in connection with two quarter-acre blazes there this week.
Cal Fire is battling a 3 to 5 acre vegetation fire in Boulder Creek Wednesday.
Cal Fire announced Monday that the CZU Lighting Complex fires that burned over 135 square miles in San Mateo and Santa Cruz Counties has been fully contained.
90 percent of businesses in Butte County were destroyed in the wildfire.
Certified contractor crews will begin inspections of identified properties in the burn footprint of the Glass Fire and remove materials which may pose a threat to human health, animals and the environment.
High fire danger remains, but the overnight hours last night saw firefighters beat back 27 new small fires from a powerful wind event.
Both fires atarted Sept. 27. The Glass Fire affected Napa and Sonoma counties, and the Zogg Fire originated in Shasta County.
There's no word if structures are threatened at this time.
Two fires keep South San Francisco Fire Department busy on a hot Friday during a red flag warning.
All lanes of westbound I-80 were blocked for a period of time.
The fire was first reported just before noon on Friday, October 16, 2020.
The fire, which began Sunday afternoon, is estimated to be 20 to 30 acres in size, according to a Tweet from Cal Fire SCU.
Several of the wildfires in the state were over 95% contained, but full containment likely won't be reached without rain.
Fire investigators looking into what caused a wildfire that killed four people in far Northern California have taken possession of equipment belonging to Pacific Gas and Electric, the utility reported Friday.