A stretch of Interstate 8 in East County was shut down for two hours as a 75-acre brush fire burned along the freeway east of Pine Valley, authorities said
Authorities sought Wednesday to determine what led a California Highway Patrol officer to handcuff and briefly detain a firefighter at the scene of a South Bay freeway accident that injured several people.
San Diego County officials broke ground on a new fire station in Boulevard. The facility replaces an outdated fire station in the rural area.
San Diego's very dry weather has already produced a rash of unusual winter wildfires across the state. Cal Fire talks about the increased fire danger.
Cal Fire officials are worried about additional wildfires and will add more personnel.
The National Weather Service has extended the red flag warning for San Diego's inland valleys and mountains through 6 p.m. Friday due to low humidity and strong, gusty winds in the forecast.
Strong Santa Ana winds and low humidity were expected in the inland valleys and mountains of San Diego County for the fourth consecutive day Thursday.
Flames began spreading off Browns and Oaks Owl roads in the Alpine area just before noon, and firefighters had the blaze under control within about 15 minutes.
The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning for the inland valleys and mountains until 6 p.m. Wednesday, saying sustained winds of 20 to 30 miles per hour and gusts up to 60 mph were likely.
Gusty winds, warm weather and low relative humidity are expected to raise the risk of wildfires starting Monday in San Diego County's mountains and inland valleys, meteorologists said Saturday.
Following an investigation by KPBS media partner 10News on broken fire alarms in a San Diego school district, the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department is taking action.
Heartland Fire Chief Rick Sitta offers tips for San Diegans to keep safe while preparing holiday meals.
The offenders left the Vista Detention Facility before dawn Friday en route to the training facilities in central California, according to county officials.
The weather will pose an elevated risk of wildfire in San Diego County starting Wednesday, meteorologists said.
The launch of Obamacare was pretty rough, but is it smooth sailing for Covered California? Broken fire alarms at Sweetwater USD have set off alarms. The CEO of North County Transit District is sued for firing older women to replace them with younger ones.