A small fire struck a homeless encampment near Second Street in West Berkeley early Sunday morning, authorities and community members report.
The Ashby Avenue offramp was temporarily closed Monday afternoon for a fire.
Victims of the devastating East Bay fire share unhappy memories as well as advice for those affected by the North Bay fires.
Many locals are trying to stay indoors, or wearing masks if they venture out, due to the dense haze that has descended over the city.
Berkeley schools are slated to be open Thursday, though the district is taking precautions in connection with outdoor activities, BUSD says.
The Bay Area has mobilized as numerous wildfires tear through wine country, and Berkeley first responders have been among those to help.
Berkeley first responders have been called to the 2800 block of Seventh Street for a full-assignment fire.
Firefighters put out a grass fire that broke out on Golf Course Road and Ajax Place in Tilden.
Berkeley firefighters responded late Thursday to the 1400 block of Stannage Avenue for a house fire.
Police and firefighters responded to Channing Way and Acton Street for a working fire Monday afternoon.
A fire broke out in the paint section of Truitt & White but was kept in check by sprinklers. The damage might have been much worse if the flames had reached paint cans.
Berkeley firefighters and police were called to a working structure fire in an apartment building just before 5 a.m.
With several heat warnings in effect over the next few days into Labor Day weekend, Berkeley is preparing for temperatures into the upper 90s, the city announced Thursday.