Berkeley Fire Department
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.
A one-alarm fire at a two-story triplex in Berkeley Saturday morning displaced 10 adults, a fire official said.
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.
A man who died in an apartment fire in Berkeley early Tuesday morning was a longtime professor at the University of San Francisco.
A fire at UC Berkeley Thursday led to the evacuation of part of Etcheverry Hall on the north side of campus, university officials said.
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.
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.