Three sizable wildfires spread in the Bay Area Thursday afternoon, driven by winds and high temperatures.
A wildfire in the hills between Pleasanton and Sunol is sending up a large plume of smoke visible around Alameda County. The Canyon Fire began around 1:30 p.m. and is burning near Kilkare Road in Sunol, the Alameda County Fire Department said. According to helicopter footage and Alameda County dispatch, at least one structure caught fire on Parkway. Mandatory evacuation orders for the Kilkare Road area and Golden Eagle Estates are in effect; a map with exact evacuation details can be found here.