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County opens resource hub for fire evacuees

Santa Clara Valley residents ordered to evacuate to escape the SCU Lightning Complex fire can find shelter at the Milpitas Library starting at 5pm this evening.

Air quality rated ‘unhealthy’ for high-risk groups

Authorities continue to warn of harmful and deteriorating air quality as smoke drifts into the South Valley region from numerous wildfires burning in the Bay Area, Salinas Valley and beyond.

Mop-up continues on Crews Fire

The Crews Fire, which has burned 5,513 acres in the week since it ignited, is 97 percent contained, CalFire announced July 13. The fire began...

Firefighters make headway on Crews Fire

UPDATE 2PM JULY 8: Evacuation orders for all areas affected by the Crews Fire have been lifted, according to CalFire. ORIGINAL STORY: Firefighters made significant progress on...

Within minutes: Crews Fire destroys home as blaze rips through 5,400...

Roberto Talamantes was hanging out Sunday afternoon inside his home on Crews Road when all of a sudden his sister came bursting in, yelling...

Crews Fire grows to 2K acres in Gilroy

Smoke from the fires has prompted the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to issue an air quality advisory for the South Bay area, which includes Morgan Hill, San Martin and Gilroy.

Evacuations underway as fires rage in rural South County

Firefighters are currently battling two wildfires in South County. According to CalFire, the Crews Fire, off of Crews Road and Oak Spring Circle just north...

Fire destroys farm buildings

A vegetation fire in southeast San Martin spread to engulf a number of farm buildings the afternoon of July 15.

2017: beyond fire and floods

A mess, the rains down in South Valley Rains of biblical fury descended on Gilroy in January, dumping close to two inches of rainwater on...

Grass fires spark near homeless encampment

GILROY—Sixty firefighters responded to a series of vegetation fires in south Gilroy on Saturday, near a homeless encampment along the railroad tracks, according to Gilroy Fire Department Chief Alan Anderson.