Fast-moving brush fire burning west of Petaluma in Sonoma County

SONOMA COUNTY — Ground and air response is being requested for a reportedly fast-moving brush fire burning Monday afternoon in Sonoma County west of Petaluma, authorities said. The incident, named the Roblar Fire, was first reported at around 2:30 near the intersection of Roblar Road and Valley Ford Road in the town of Bloomfield. Roblar … Read more

Woman arrested in connection with Albany brush fires that triggered evacuations

ALBANY — Police in Albany on Monday morning confirmed the arrest of a female arson suspect who may have set the fires that triggered evacuations Sunday afternoon, authorities said. According to a Facebook post Monday, a report of a fire at the corner of Washington Avenue and Cleveland Avenue at around 3:24 p.m. led to … Read more

Wildfire At Brendan T. Byrne State Forest Burns More Than 300 Acres

NEW LISBON, N.J. (CBS) — The New Jersey Forest Fire Service is battling a wildfire at Brendan T. Byrne State Forest. Officials say the so-called “Brickworks Wildfire”  has scorched more than 300 acres in Manchester and Woodland Townships, impacting both Burlington and Ocean Counties. At last check, the fire is at least 50% contained. WILDFIRE … Read more

Another Wildfire Burns in NJ State Forest

Another wildfire is burning in a southern New Jersey forest. The New Jersey Forest Fire Service first reported the blaze in the Brendan T Byrne State Forest off Pasadena Road in Woodland and Manchester townships Sunday afternoon. By late Sunday night, the fire had reached 300 acres in size and was 50% contained. By Monday … Read more

Fire in East Bay Hills prompts evacuations in Albany

ALBANY — A vegetation fire burning on the west side of Albany hill has prompted an evacuation order for residents in the neighborhood. Fire in Albany PG&E Wildfire Camera Residents of Gateview, Hillside, and Taft Street need to evacuate immediately, according to an alert sent from the mayor’s office Sunday afternoon. An initial evacuation center … Read more

Crews Battle Wildfire At Brendan T Byrne State Forest In New Jersey

BRENDAN T. BYRNE STATE FOREST, N.J. (CBS) — The New Jersey Forest Fire Service is battling a wildfire at Brendan T. Byrne State Forest on Sunday. The fire in Manchester and Woodland Townships has reached 120 acres in size and started around 3 p.m. Fire crews have begun a backfiring operation to contain the fire, … Read more

Jurupa Valley brush fire keeps firefighters busy as heat advisory goes into effect

JURUPA VALLEY, Calif. (KABC) — Firefighters worked through the night to put out hot spots and clear a ring of vegetation around a wildfire that burned in two different spots in Jurupa Valley and charred a total of 110 acres before its forward progress was stopped, authorities said Sunday. The fire, which was named the … Read more

Mandatory evacuations in place after brush fire in Jurupa Valley threatens at least 30 homes

JURUPA VALLEY, Calif. (KABC) — At least two homes were seen burning and several others were threatened Sunday afternoon when a brush fire broke out in Riverside County. The fire was reported shortly before 4 p.m. near Indian Camp Road and Candle Light Drive in Jurupa Valley. It quickly consumed at least 80 acres, and … Read more

Cal Fire crews hold 1-acre fire in Santa Cruz Mountains that threatened structures

SANTA CRUZ — A one-acre fire burning near Highway 17 and Hutchinson Road in Zayante in Santa Cruz County was 75 percent contained, according to Cal Fire at 6:16 p.m. on Saturday. Access to what they are calling the “Rock Fire” has been difficult, crews said, because it is burning in an oak and pine … Read more

Fire in Alamo burns 3 acres, damages house

ALAMO — A fire in Alamo Saturday afternoon burned three acres and damaged a residence. Smoke plume over Alamo. PG&E Wildfire Camera Crews from San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District responded with assistance from Con Fire. The house was half-destroyed and the vegetation fire was halted after burning about three acres, according to fire officials. … Read more