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Firefighters Work To Put Out 2-Alarm Church Fire In San Francisco’s Mission District

Firefighters are working to put out a two-alarm fire at a church in San Francisco’s Mission District Thursday afternoon, fire officials said.

08/14/2014

Four-alarm fire burning at Berkeley's Wooden Duck furniture warehouse.

5-Alarm Berkeley Warehouse Fire Caused $9M In Damages

A five-alarm that destroyed the warehouses of three West Berkeley businesses on Saturday night caused an estimated $9 million in damage, Berkeley fire Acting Deputy Chief Avery Webb said Thursday.

04/17/2014

San Jose Firefighters tweeted this pic of a four alarm fire at the former home of KNTV near a Caltrain station. (Source: San Jose Fire Dept.)

Firefighters Battle 5-Alarm Blaze In Downtown San Jose Near Caltrain Station

A five-alarm blaze at a building that once housed the KNTV news station in downtown San Jose Sunday afternoon was brought under control, a fire dispatcher said.

04/13/2014

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1 Person Airlifted To Burn Center After 2-Alarm Livermore Fire

One person was airlifted to a burn center for injuries sustained in a two-alarm fire at an apartment complex in Livermore Thursday morning, according to fire officials.

03/27/2014

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Bay Area Residents: Reset Clocks, Check Smoke Alarms, Daylight Saving Time Begins

Bay Area public safety officials are reminding residents to not only reset their clocks for daylight saving time, which begins early Sunday morning, but to also check smoke alarms and other emergency equipment.

03/08/2014

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Fremont Firefighters Investigate 2-Alarm Blaze As Suspicious

Firefighters are investigating a suspicious two-alarm fire that destroyed a vacant four-plex in Fremont early this morning, a deputy fire chief said.

02/19/2014

A grass fire burns in Solano County. (CBS)

Trio Of Fires Send Smoke Over Bay Area

Three wind-fueled fires burning Friday sent thick clouds of smoke across most of the Bay Area. The largest fire was burning near Suisun City, with another burning in Bencia and a third near Rohnert Park.

10/04/2013

The San Francisco Superior Court building in the city's Civic 
Center neighborhood after being evacuated. (KCBS photo)

SF Superior Court Evaucated After Alarm Sounds

The San Francisco Superior Court building in the city’s Civic Center neighborhood was briefly evacuated Tuesday afternoon, a sheriff’s spokeswoman said.

04/23/2013

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Earthquakes Shake Southern Mexico, Sending Thousands Into Streets

Earthquakes shook a broad swath of southern Mexico on Tuesday, causing buildings to sway in the capital and sending thousands fleeing into the streets as an earthquake alarm sounded. But there were no immediate reports of damages or injuries.

03/26/2013

Several people were injured when this Muni cable car hit a bolt on the tracks. (CBS)

Cable Car Alarm Failed Before Crash That Hurt 7

An alarm that alerts authorities about possible obstructions on San Francisco’s world-famous cable car line didn’t sound off before a cable car hit a bolt and came to an abrupt stop, injuring seven people.

02/07/2013

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