Car Fire

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Sonoma County Struggles To Fill Volunteer Firefighter Vacancies

The County of Sonoma is raising a red flag about its dwindling firefighting ranks. Officials hope several dozen people will answer this urgent call to volunteer.



Highway 80 Car Fire Briefly Threatens Golden Gate Fields Horse Barns

A person driving a van on westbound Interstate Highway 80 pulled off the highway onto Gilman Street after his engine started smoking, Berkeley Deputy Fire Chief Gil Dong said.


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2 Cars Burned In Pinole, Rodeo Area

Firefighters responded to two separate car fires overnight in Pinole and Rodeo, the Rodeo-Hercules Fire Protection District chief said.


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Big-Rig Fire Blocks Oakland Freeway Off-Ramp

A big-rig caught fire Wednesday morning on an Oakland freeway off-ramp, a California Highway Patrol sergeant said.



SUVs Burned In Redwood City

Several weeks ago, a larger 3-alarm carport fire broke out not too far from the scene of Monday’s car fires, damaging an apartment building. Investigators determined that fires was, in fact, the work of arsonists.


A San Francisco Fire Department fire engine. (CBS)

San Francisco Home Damaged By Car Fire

A fire spread from a car to a home’s exterior in San Francisco’s Mission District Friday night, according to San Francisco fire officials.


An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Driver In Fiery Crash After Being Shot

A 23-year-old man was in critical condition after being shot while driving near Children’s Hospital in Oakland Thursday morning, police said.


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Orinda Motorists Save Driver Trapped In Burning Car

Passing motorists who stopped to help a driver who had crashed into a tree and become trapped in her burning car in Orinda Wednesday afternoon put out the fire and likely saved the victim’s life, a spokesman for the Moraga-Orinda Fire District said.

CBS San Francisco–02/23/2011

Police and fire crews at the scene of a car fire on Rose St. in San Francisco early Monday where a body was found inside the vehicle. (CBS)

San Francisco Murder-Arson Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

A man accused of killing a Sacramento woman and then burning her body and car in San Francisco’s Lower Haight neighborhood last week pleaded not guilty to murder and arson charges.

CBS San Francisco–02/02/2011

Police and fire crews at the scene of a car fire on Rose St. in San Francisco early Monday where a body was found inside the vehicle. (CBS)

Arrest Made In SF’s Lower Haight Burning-Car Death

San Francisco police have arrested a man suspected of murdering a woman whose body was found in a burned car in the city’s Lower Haight neighborhood early Monday morning.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/25/2011




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