What does a Red Flag Warning mean? What is Extreme Fire Weather? How will I hear about an evacuation? How do I evacuate?
How do wildfires affect air pollution? How bad is smoke for my health? How do I track air quality and protect myself from smoke?
How dangerous are wildfires? What’s the history of wildfires in the East Bay? What activities are dangerous during fire season?
A red flag alert in December is highly unusual but reflects the fact that there has been very little rain this fall.
Bay Area fire officials and weather experts say getting residents to take the alerts seriously is an ongoing challenge — and has never been so important.
How do I prepare my family? What is a ‘go bag’ and what do I put in it? How can seniors, people with disabilities and the unhoused prepare?
Fire warnings, preparation advice, evacuation guidance and more answers to your questions about air quality, power outages and defending your property during the 2021 California fire season.
The city of Berkeley has warned affected residents to prepare to be without power until Friday.
Abraham Roman will assume the position of deputy chief of operations at the San Rafael Fire Department on June 27.
When Gary and I moved from Ithaca, New York, back to the Bay Area in 1990 and looked for a house, the threat of fire never crossed my mind.
Undergrounding utilities in Berkeley would provide some safety benefits and aesthetic upgrades. But it’s the equivalent of doing a kitchen remodel before replacing the leaky roof.