Berkeley Fire Department

Firefighters using water hoses to honor outgoing police chief, April 17th, 2015 (Photo by Berkeleyside / Michael Roberts)

Berkeley Firefighters Spray 100-Foot Geysers Of Water Over Street Despite Drought Water Restrictions

As Berkeley residents are asked to keep buckets in their showers to reclaim grey water, Berkeley firefighters seem to be sending another message with 100-foot high geysers of water in a farewell salute to outgoing police chief Capt. Erik Upson.

04/21/2015

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1-Alarm Fire Displaces 10 From Berkeley Triplex

A one-alarm fire at a two-story triplex in Berkeley Saturday morning displaced 10 adults, a fire official said.

06/21/2014

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Off-Duty Berkeley Firefighter Dies In Tractor Crash

Berkeley firefighters are mourning after one of their own, 54-year-old firefighter-paramedic Anthony Nunes, was killed when his tractor overturned in rural Contra Costa County on Sunday, the city’s fire chief said.

02/24/2014

A man died in a two-alarm fire at an apartment complex in Berkeley early Tuesday morning, fire officials said. (CBS)

USF Professor Killed In Berkeley Apartment Fire

A man who died in an apartment fire in Berkeley early Tuesday morning was a longtime professor at the University of San Francisco.

09/10/2013

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UC Berkeley Fire Prompts Evacuations

A fire at UC Berkeley Thursday led to the evacuation of part of Etcheverry Hall on the north side of campus, university officials said.

03/01/2012

Fire truck at the scene of a 3-alarm fire in the Berkeley hills.

Investigators Dig Through Damage Following Berkeley Hills Fire

Fire investigators were touring two damaged homes after a blaze Wednesday night overtook the structures and forced the evacuation of more than a dozen other Berkeley Hills residences.

12/29/2011

Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

3-Alarm Fire Forces Evacuation Of UC Berkeley Dorm

A blaze that burned for six hours at a 39-unit apartment building in Berkeley forced the evacuation of some 200 students living nearby in on in Beverly Cleary Hall on Cal’s campus.

11/19/2011