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Firefighters in Sonoma County are investigating a series of small vegetation fires that started Monday night near Healdsburg.
A firefighter was injured in Oakley on Tuesday, during a rollover accident while responding to a grass fire.
Two Antioch homes caught fire and were badly damaged Tuesday morning due to the flames from a fire that started in a grassy area.
Two homes in Antioch were badly damaged when flames spread from a one acre grass fire on Tuesday morning.
There is some optimism and progress as winds eased on the fire’s western flank while in the northeast, despite gusty ridgetop winds, firefighters with bulldozers and shovels were steadily hacking out fire lines or burning away vegetation to box in the flames before they reached Tahoe.
A wildfire in Marin County's Lucas Valley prompted limited evacuations on Wednesday. Firefighters from multiple agencies gained the upper hand and have 80% containment on the 30-acre grassfire.
Forward progress has been stopped at a brush fire in Marin County on Wednesday. The Lassen Fire prompted authorities to order evacuations in Lucas Valley. Those orders have since been lifted.
The Lassen Fire broke out Thursday afternoon near Lucas Valley Road in Marin County.
Exposure to pollution particles in wildfire smoke may have already led to thousands of cases of COVID-19 and deaths, according to new research.
Gov. Gavin Newsom and the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency visited Big Basin Redwoods State Park on Tuesday afternoon. The majority of the park burned in the CZU Lightning Complex Fire one year ago this week.
The CZU Lightning Complex Fire was ignited one year ago in Santa Cruz and San Mateo counties. Now, Gov. Gavin Newsom and EPA Administrator Michael Reagan toured Big Basin Redwoods State Park, which was gutted by the CZU blaze.
PG&E may cut power to 40,000 customers in 16 counties on Tuesday as the utility tries to avoid danger posed by high winds and dry conditions.
The National Weather Services issued a Fire Weather Watch for the North Bay mountains, East Bay hills and the Diablo range that goes into effect Tuesday.
Fire crews are responding to a 20-acre, two-alarm vegetation fire in Benicia Friday afternoon.
With Mt. Tam's forest so dry and thousands of people living on and below its slopes, any sign of smoke is unsettling.
Crews are getting the upper hand on a 40-acre vegetation fire in Sonoma County Tuesday.
A group of vintners in Napa Valley are formulating plans to better protect their vineyards when faced with wildfires.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued an air quality advisory for Thursday and Friday because of wildfire smoke that is expected to be visible in parts of the region.
PG&E testified before the California Public Utilities Commission about its readiness plan for cutting power to customers and efforts to reduce those events in the future.