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Elderly Woman Rescued From Burning Home By Livermore Police Officer

A Livermore police office rescued an elderly woman from a burning house Tuesday night, police said Wednesday.

22 hours ago

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Open Burning Banned In East, South Bay Over Fire Danger From Dry Conditions

State fire officials have issued a ban on all open burning in parts of the East Bay and South Bay due to dry conditions and increased fire danger.

12/30/2013

Police investigate a deadly fire on a Napa overpass. (CBS)

Man Found Burning On Napa Overpass Dies

Napa police are investigating the death of a man who was found on fire on a pedestrian overpass Tuesday morning.

03/26/2013

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Person Seen Climbing Out Of Burning SF Dumpster Taken To Hospital

One person was injured in a Dumpster fire in San Francisco’s Mission District Tuesday morning, a fire department spokeswoman said.

03/05/2013

A firefighting helicopter prepares to drop water on the Ponderosa Fire in Northern California on August 21, 2012. (CBS)

Northern California Wildfire Grows To 30 Square Miles; 50 Structures Burned

Fire officials say dozens of buildings, many of them likely homes, have been destroyed in a fire burning outside the Northern California community of Manton.

08/21/2012

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San Jose Woman Dies From Burns, Husband Accused Of Murder

San Jose police have arrested a man suspected of fatally burning his wife Monday night.

04/19/2012

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Pollution Down As Bay Area Winter Spare The Air Days End

The Winter Spare the Air season has ended, and there’s good news to report, as pollution levels from wood burning are down in the Bay Area.

03/01/2012

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Steady Weather Pattern To Prompt More Bay Area Spare-The-Air Alerts

Two more winter Spare the Air alerts were issued over this past holiday weekend, and once again hundreds of complaints were made about people burning wood fires in their homes.

01/03/2012

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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

From left Israel Hoagland (with child), J.T. Archuleta and Fred Holland (CBS)

Courageous Neighbors Pull Man From Burning Martinez Home

A Martinez man may owe his life to some alert neighbors who helped save him from his burning home.

KPIX 5–07/27/2011

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