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Sheriff Prepares To Burn Down Mobile Home Filled With Explosives In Redding

Sheriff’s deputies in Redding are preparing to burn down a mobile home where more than 60 pounds of highly volatile explosive material was found, forcing dozens of nearby residents to evacuate.

02/14/2014

A firefighter pours water on a fire burning in a row of businesses behind homes in San Francisco's Ingleside Terrace neighborhood, August 7, 2012. (Natalia Carney)

4-Alarm Fire Burns In San Francisco Ingleside Terrace Neighborhood

Firefighters have controlled a four-alarm blaze that damaged several businesses on Ocean Avenue in San Francisco’s Ingleside neighborhood Tuesday morning.

08/07/2012

A fire crew battles a brush fire in Brisbane. (CBS)

Crews Work Quickly To Contain Brisbane Brush Fire

The fire worked its way up a hillside, prompting a two-alarm response that has included a helicopter and two Cal Fire hand crews—one of which was nearby when the fire started, he said.

06/11/2012

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California Fire Danger Increases Amid Unusually Dry Winter

Cal Fire is increasing its staff and canceling burn days and planned debris burning in response to increased fire danger because of an unusually dry winter, Cal Fire officials said.

01/05/2012

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Bay Area Winter Spare The Air Season Begins

Winter is approaching, which means it’s time for us all to think about air quality, as Winter Spare the Air season officially begins Tuesday.

11/01/2011

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Burned Napa County Inmate Set To Begin Prison Term

A Napa County Jail inmate who lit himself on fire in his cell Wednesday night faced a state prison sentence next week for assault with a deadly weapon, a Napa County sheriff’s captain said Thursday afternoon.

CBS San Francisco–02/10/2011

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Napa County Jail Inmate Lights Himself On Fire

A Napa County Jail inmate suffered second- and third-degree burns Wednesday night when he set himself ablaze in a cell, fire and sheriff’s officials said.

CBS San Francisco–02/10/2011

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Coast Guard Rescues Injured Ship Crewmember Off San Francisco

The U.S Coast Guard rescued a crewmember from a ship en route to Panama on Sunday, after he was burned by one of the ships boilers three days earlier.

CBS San Francisco–01/31/2011