As a point of reference the following link will list all major active fire incidents in the State of CA. The page lists each active fire incident with the incident name, acreage burned, and evacuation information if applicable.http://www.fire.ca.gov/current_incidentsThe following page lists current California fire weather and shows any active fire weather watch and red flag warnings across the state:http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/cafw/index.php
CAL FIRE has a website where you can view and track major current wildland fire incidents throughout the State of California.To view the website click hereYou can also view statewide wildland fire incidents on a google mapFor a comparison to previous fire seasons and statistics click hereThe Department of Forestry and Fire Protection serves and safeguards the people and protects the property and resources of California.
For updates to the "Morgan Fire" on Mt. Diablo check the link below provided by CAL Fire's Incident Information website. http://cdfdata.fire.ca.gov/incidents/incidents_details_info?incident_id=908
CAL FIRE Heavy Equipment Operator Gordie Varney CDF Firefighters Local 2881 is saddened report the loss of one of their own in the line of duty. CAL FIRE Heavy Fire Equipment Operator Gordie F. Varney, 55, passed away on Sunday, March 11, 2012. Varney died of job-related colon cancer.Memorial A Memorial Service is planned for next week to honor Varney. WHEN: Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. WHERE: Mariposa Fairgrounds, 5007 Fairgrounds Road, Mariposa, California 95338; (209) 966-2432. ADDITIO...
Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Fire Investigators, assisted by the Pittsburg Police Department, arrested arson suspect, Thomas Hartman, 53 years old, from Pittsburg late Thursday afternoon December 15th after a Superior Court Judge issued a warrant for his arrest.Hartman was identified as the suspect in a very complex and lengthy serial arson investigation conducted by Fire District Investigators over the past six months led by Investigator Vic Massenkoff. The investigation occurre...
Today the "declaration of fire season" from the Santa Clara unit of CAL FIRE begins. All permits for open burning within the state responsibility area and local responsibility areas will be suspended. This applies to the counties of Santa Clara, Contra Costa, Alameda and areas west of Interstate Highway 5 in Stanislaus and San Joaquin counties. The Santa Clara unit will also be staffing 12 engines to meet the challenging weather and fire conditions. "While the above average rainfall has led to a...