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Cal Fire Suspends Outdoor Burning In Three Bay Area Counties

Cal Fire has suspended all permits for outdoor residential burning starting Monday in areas of Santa Clara, Alameda and Contra Costa counties that are not served by a city or county fire department, Cal Fire officials said Thursday

06/25/2015

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Bay Area Wood Burning Banned For 5th Straight Spare The Air Day

Another Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Tuesday, the fifth day in a row that wood burning will be banned in the Bay Area.

01/05/2015

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First Spare The Air Days Announced For 2015

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued Friday and Saturday as the first Spare the Air days for smog in 2015.

01/01/2015

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Fire Burning In Abandoned Building On Mare Island Under Control

Firefighters in Vallejo controlled a structure fire on Mare Island Tuesday morning, fire officials said.

08/26/2014

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Firefighters Work To Put Out 2-Alarm Church Fire In San Francisco’s Mission District

Firefighters are working to put out a two-alarm fire at a church in San Francisco’s Mission District Thursday afternoon, fire officials said.

08/14/2014

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Destructive Wildfires Threaten Hundreds Of Homes In Northern California

Firefighters were focusing on two wildfires near each other in Northern California that have burned through more than 100 square miles of terrain — one of which was menacing a small town and prompted the evacuation of a long-term care hospital.

08/04/2014

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2-Alarm House Fire Burns In Daly City

Firefighters battled a two-alarm house fire in Daly City Friday afternoon.

07/04/2014

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Grass Fire Burns In East Palo Alto

Firefighters were battling a grass fire in a field behind a Palo Alto residential neighborhood.

06/24/2014

Smoke billows from a brush fire near Concord in the area of Kirker Pass and Hess roads, July 1, 2013. (CBS)

Open Burning Ban Announced For Bay Area Counties

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection announced a ban on open burning in areas including parts of Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Santa Cruz and Monterey counties, effective Thursday.

05/01/2014

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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.

04/23/2014

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