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Bay Area residents who think they're smelling smoke are probably right.
Two of Oakland's top officials Friday announced moves to improve building safety inspections in the wake of the city's latest deadly fire in a dilapidated building.
For the second time in under a day, a home caught fire in Antioch early Tuesday morning.
New fire safety requirements inspired in part by deadly fires in San Francisco's Mission District are set to take effect in The City at the end of the month.
A dozen people were displaced by two separate one-alarm fires that broke out in San Jose between Wednesday night and early Thursday morning.
San Francisco police said Monday they have arrested a man allegedly responsible for a string of arsons in the city's Mission District and South of Market neighborhoods.
Heating equipment is the second leading cause of home fires in the U.S., and almost half of these fires occur between December and February.
Vallejo firefighters are encouraging families to be careful and stay alert in the kitchen this Thanksgiving.
Investigators are looking into a series of suspected arson fires along the Iron Horse Regional Trail in Pleasant Hill and Concord.
Police in Santa Rosa on Friday arrested a suspect in connection with an arson incident that occurred at a church on Thursday.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday voted unanimously to create a fund providing rental assistance to many residents displaced by fires.
The Mission District experienced an increase this year in the number of fires that damaged property.
Muni is scrambling to repair dozens of aging buses after two in-service fires last week.
Spontaneous fireside gatherings and mid-winter cookouts will soon be history at Ocean Beach.
The city of Napa is marking the first anniversary of the 6.0-magnitude South Napa earthquake Monday afternoon.
The Knoxville Wildlife Area north of Lake Berryessa in northern Napa County has reopened to the public now that the 25,118-acre Jerusalem Fire is 90 percent contained.
Firefighters responded Wednesday night to multiple roadside brush fires along state Highway 24 in Lafayette
Grass fires reported along southbound Interstate Highway 880 in Hayward Tuesday are causing lane and on-ramp closures and traffic delays.
A 40-year-old Salvadoran man who died during a major apartment fire in San Francisco's Mission District in January died of smoke inhalation.
More than a dozen people were arrested in a Friday night protest in downtown Oakland after some protestors involved committed acts of vandalism.
A handful of individuals and businesses were honored for helping their communities after three major fires.
The American Red Cross will turn over daily operations of a shelter that's been serving victims of recent San Francisco fires .
Supervisor David Campos said roughly 100 San Franciscans were displaced following three major fires.
Firefighters from the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District will soon be offering residents more than safety from fires.
A man convicted of involuntary manslaughter after killing a sexual partner and setting his body on fire appeared in court Monday on suspicion of another arson.
A 37-year-old man has been charged with eight counts of vehicle arson in a string of fires in San Jose.
Four vehicle fires in San Francisco's Mission District and Dolores Heights neighborhood that occurred within a two-hour span.
Political activist squatters were set to be evicted the day before a fire broke out.
Five fires were reported at a middle school in Contra Costa County this week.
Relief is coming for our sizzling weather, but fire danger across California remains high.
Tesla reportedly requested the investigation to quash any "false perception" about electric car safety.
Thunderstorms with little rain have firefighters preparing for what could be a busy couple of days.