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Photos: Grass fire in San Martin burns six acres

A fire in San Martin burned about six acres of vegetation Friday afternoon. The fire was reported about 2:30pm July 23 in the area of...

Burn permits required as of May 1

Starting May 1, a permit from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CalFire) is required for any outdoor open burning in Santa...

Science writers answer questions about SCU, CZU fires

Last summer’s wildfires had Silicon Valley glued to its screens to track multiple blazes as they encroached from different directions.

SCU Complex fully controlled after record-setting wildfire season

More than four months after it ignited then slowly burned almost 400,000 acres, the SCU Lightning Complex is fully controlled as 2020 comes to a close.

Woman arrested in Gilroy on suspicion of arson

Santa Clara County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 32-year-old woman on suspicion of starting a series of fires in Gilroy on Sunday, according to authorities.

White House extends FEMA aid to Santa Clara Co.

Cattle ranchers and other residents who lost a combined $26 million in the SCU Lightning Complex fires can now apply for federal aid.

Report: Coe Park ecology will thrive due to SCU Fire

The SCU Lightning Complex Fire burned about 56,000 acres of Henry W. Coe State Park—about two-thirds of the park’s territory—but authorities say the blaze was good for the long-term health of the vast wilderness ecosystem.

Region’s fires have leveled more than 1,500 structures

On Aug. 28, CalFire lifted an evacuation warning zone in east Morgan Hill and Gilroy, including the Morgan Hill neighborhoods of Jackson Oaks, Thomas Grade and Holiday Lake Estates.

SCU control burns add more smoke to South Valley air

If South Valley residents are seeing even more smoke than usual today, it’s likely because CalFire has begun setting controlled burns in east Santa Clara County as they continue to fight the SCU Lightning Complex.

Weather helps SCU firefighters

Firefighters made significant progress against the SCU Complex in the past day, bringing 25 percent of it under control and allowing Cal Fire to east more evacuation orders.

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