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.

01/30/2013

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.

10/05/2012

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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.

09/21/2012

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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.

08/09/2012

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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.

08/08/2012

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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.

06/27/2012

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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.

06/25/2012

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.

03/10/2012

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.

12/22/2011

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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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