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