Car Fire

A firefighter stands next to a charred vehicle following a chain reaction crash on eastbound Interstate 580 in Livermore, January 30, 2013. (CBS)

Chain Reaction Crash Kills Driver On I-580 In Livermore

One person was killed in a fiery crash on eastbound Interstate Highway 580 in Livermore early Wednesday morning, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.


The scene of a fatal crash and fire on I-880 (CBS)

Fatal Crash, Car Fire Slows 880 Traffic In Milpitas

A fatal crash closed a lane of Interstate Highway 880 and a state Highway 237 off-ramp in Milpitas after a car crashed and burst into flames, according to the California Highway Patrol.


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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




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