Evacuation orders were lifted for a fast-moving wildfire in San Mateo County on Tuesday afternoon. Cal Fire officials say the orders associated with the seven-alarm fire were downgraded to warnings as of 8:09 p.m.
A commercial building lit on fire in Oakland.
Investigators say a grass fire in Pittsburg on Tuesday began at a homeless encampment. Firefighters are in the ‘mop-up’ stages after responding to the vegetation fire.
Firefighters are battling a two-acre wildfire in Santa Clara County, west of Gilroy, late Friday afternoon. By the evening, officials said the fire was 40% contained.
Firefighters in Brentwood battled a fast-moving brush fire Thursday afternoon where 200 acres burned, officials say.
The Old Fire that has burned 570 acres in Napa County just north of Napa is at 85 percent containment, according to Cal Fire.
All evacuation orders and road closures due to the Old Fire have been fully lifted in Napa County, Cal Fire announced Thursday.
Firefighters are battling a steadily-growing vegetation fire that is threatening structures in Napa Tuesday afternoon. Cal Fire officials said the fire is 5% contained.
The Fern Fire was contained to 1.5 acres burned near Boulder Creek in Santa Cruz County after breaking out Monday, Cal Fire said.
The St. Helena Fire Department with assistance from Cal Fire continues to battle a blaze dubbed the Pope Fire on Howell Mountain in the Ridgeview area and it is currently at 80 percent containment, authorities announced at 8:56 p.m. on Monday.
Another red flag warning comes just as Cal Fire's nearest retardant tanker base officially opened for peak season with a number of calls and crew training for what's shaping up to be a furious fire season.
Cal Fire, with help from local firefighters, contained a wildfire in Danville to 92 acres on Monday.
Cal Fire's firefighting air force has been critical in the fight against wildfires. But never more important than it will be this year.
A vegetation fire sparked just off Highway 4 in Contra Costa County Friday afternoon, fire officials said.
Firefighters quickly controlled a 50-acre, wind-whipped vegetation fire Wednesday night in eastern Alameda County, south of the Altamont Pass.
According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, 19-year-old James Jackson was released from the county's custody due to a clerical error. LASD called Jackson's sudden release "inadvertent."
A 700-acre fire that has been burning near Big Sur in Monterey County for nearly a week is now 70 percent contained, according to a spokesperson for Cal Fire Thursday evening.
Containment of the Colorado Fire burning in Big Sur edged up to 60 percent on Wednesday evening and fire officials said Thursday's weather conditions are expected to be favorable for fighting the blaze.
Firefighters call this our new reality: The traditional California fire season has come and gone and yet here we are, watching winds whip up the Colorado Fire near Big Sur.
Strong winds and low humidity appear to be contributing factors in a wildfire along the Big Sur coast Friday evening. Officials have dubbed the incident the Colorado Fire.