According to preliminary figures, 10 homes and 22 outbuildings were lost in the White Meadows area of Pollock Pines, said Capt. Tom Piranio, a state fire spokesman. –Read More
A man was hospitalized after a one-alarm fire at a San Jose home Sunday afternoon, a police captain said.
Firefighters responded to a report of a fire in the 400 block of North Seventh Street shortly before 2 p.m., San Jose fire Capt. Peter Caponio said. –Read More
As 10 wildfires raged across California, authorities accused one man Thursday of having deliberately set one of the larger fires that was burning nearly uncontrollably over 111 square miles, officials said. –Read More
Firefighters knocked down a dramatic blaze that burned two floors of a luxury condominium building in West Hollywood just north of the Sunset Strip on Thursday afternoon. –Read More
Firefighters were able to contain a house fire Thursday that may have started in the back bedroom of a single-story Salinas home.
Three people inside the home at the time of the fire were able to exit, but two were exposed to smoke. Salinas Fire Department Battalion Chief Brett Loomis said one was transported to the hospital and the other was treated and released at the scene.
A fire Wednesday morning that gutted an old and vacant Main Street residence and damaged another structure is suspected to be human caused, interim Red Bluff fire Chief Matthew Shobash said.–read More
“It’s getting wound up pretty well,” Cal Fire spokeswoman Julie Cooley said. –Read More
A fire driven by fierce winds raced through a small town near the Oregon border on Monday, burning a church to the ground, damaging or destroying 100 homes and prompting evacuation orders for at least 1,500 people, authorities said. –Read More
High temperatures and tinder dry conditions are making it difficult to get a handle on the fires. One is in Mendocino County and two are in the Sierra Foothills. –Read More
A three-alarm fire Sunday night at a pallet yard in Fontana caused more than $1 million in damage to the business and dozens of vehicles surrounding the property, fire officials estimated. –Read More