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Burning Home

Latrell McCockran tells KPIX 5 how he rescued an elderly man and his dog from a burning apartment building. (CBS SF)

Teen Boy Rescues Elderly Man, Dog From Burning Fairfield Apartment Building

A 14-year-old boy rescued an elderly man and his dog from a burning apartment building in Fairfield on Saturday evening, a fire battalion chief said.

06/16/2014

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Man Found Dead In Car Outside Burning Home Near Bodega Bay

A man was found dead in a car outside of a burning home north of Bodega Bay early Monday morning, a fire chief said.

12/09/2013

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Elderly Newark Couple Awoken By Smoke Detector Escape Burning Home

Two elderly adults escaped their burning home without injury in Newark early Tuesday morning, according to an Alameda County fire battalion chief.

09/03/2013

Alameda County Sheriffs on the scene of a deadly fire.  (CBS)

2 Teens Arrested In Beating Death, Arson In Castro Valley Home

The strangulation death last week of a Castro Valley woman whose home was also set on fire “is the kind of case that fears and nightmares are made of,” Alameda County sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. J.D. Nelson said Friday.

10/26/2012

Firefighters battle a fire at a home on the 1600 block of Mulberry Lane in San Jose, September 27, 2012. (Craig Allyn Rose/San Jose Fire Dept.)

Mother, Daughter Escape Burning San Jose Home

A mother and her 20-year-old daughter escaped a fire that burned their home in San Jose Friday morning, a fire department captain said.

09/28/2012

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Woman, Grandson Saved From Burning Santa Rosa Home By Neighbor’s Friend

A woman and her grandson were led out of their burning home early Wednesday morning by a man who was visiting a neighbor, a Santa Rosa fire battalion chief said.

08/08/2012

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