Fire crews believe a Hayward apartment fire that blazed on Friday afternoon was the result of an unattended barbecue grill that caught fire and spread to the deck of a two-level townhouse.
Alameda County firefighters responded to a second alarm fire at an apartment building which displaced 20 residents in Newark late Monday night, a fire dispatcher said.
Several weeks ago, a larger 3-alarm carport fire broke out not too far from the scene of Monday’s car fires, damaging an apartment building. Investigators determined that fires was, in fact, the work of arsonists.
Two people critically injured in a Livermore apartment explosion last year were arrested Thursday on suspicion of causing the explosion that killed the third person in the apartment, police said.
As many as 27 residents were displaced by a three-alarm fire in Redwood City that gutted two apartments early Wednesday morning, a deputy fire chief said.
Four families were displaced from their homes by a fire that significantly damaged a Bay Point apartment building early Monday morning, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.
Fire crews were at the scene of a fire in Martinez that gutted at least two apartments Thursday morning.
Firefighters were at the scene of a two-alarm fire at a San Jose apartment building Tuesday morning, a San Jose fire captain said.
Five people narrowly escaped a fire that started in a Mexican restaurant below their apartment in Hayward early Tuesday morning, a Hayward fire spokesman said.
Firefighters extinguished a two-alarm fire at an apartment building in San Jose early Tuesday morning, a fire captain said.