Fremont brush fire threatens home

A brush fire in Fremont is threatening at least one home Monday night. Firefighters responded to the two-alarm fire after it broke out around 9:30 p.m. 

How wildfires get their names

Unlike hurricanes and tropical storms, whose storm names are determined by a central authority, naming wildfires are left up to the fire unit, incident commander, or dispatch center in the jurisdiction where the fire began.

Fast moving grassfire threatens homes in Pittsburg

Firefighters battled a fast moving grassfire in Pittsburg Tuesday afternoon, which threatened a nearby neighborhood. The fire, which at one point grew to nearly 20 acres, was caused by someone living in a nearby homeless encampment, according to Contra Costa County Fire.