Cal Fire

31 Aug 2021

California Shuts Down All National Forests Due to Wildfire Risk

As of Tuesday night, every national forest in California will be closed to the public. The drastic move is in response to extreme fire danger the state is experiencing and a need to keep resources available for ongoing wildfires. As of now, it looks like the forests will be shut

29 Sep 2020

42,000-Acre Glass Fire Rages Through Already Scorched North Bay

The raging fire in the North Bay has destroyed at least 80 residences since it began Sunday near St. Helena. The burn zone has since stretched across more than 42,000 acres in Napa and Solano counties, both areas already weary and damaged by fire seasons only increasing in intensity and

08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

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03 Sep 2020

How They Name Fires in CA, What CZU, SCU, LNU Lighting Complex Mean

Firefighter explains how fires are named in California, and what the acronyms, and the ‘complexes’ are about.

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20 Aug 2020

The Best Bay Area Fire Trackers & Maps

The Bay Area is surrounded by forests, once you leave the cities in any direction other than west, you will run into forest areas, and those forests are currently on fire.  The closest forest fire is in Point Reyes, but there are 4 major zones to keep an eye on.

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19 Aug 2020

Nearly 150,000 Acres Have Burned in Bay Area Wildfires

Fire, lightning, rain, a scorching sun and thunderous clouds. It’s hot, sleepless nights and air thick enough with smoke to chew on. It’s the constant threat of power blackouts. It’s having nowhere to escape the heat — malls, movie theaters and indoor restaurants still all shuttered in the midst of