A 19-year-old neighbor who witnessed an allegedly intoxicated driver crash her SUV into a home in San Jose Tuesday night is being hailed as a hero for his actions to save the driver.
Reno Fire Chief Mike Hernandez said firefighters had largely contained the blaze that sent nearly 10,000 people from their homes in the middle of the night.
The Forest Service says a fire burning outside of Yosemite National Park is now 50-percent contained after officials brought in more manpower to fight the blaze.
Thousands of evacuees are returning home after fire crews allowed a burning propane rail tanker to burn itself out, ending the threat of a major explosion in the city of Lincoln.
Firefighters in Placer County prepared for a bold attempt to drain a burning propane rail tanker after the process to head off a catastrophic explosion was slowed by the fire’s intense heat.
Firefighters worked quickly in hopes of containing a three-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Mission District Friday evening.
Firefighters battled a three-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood on Tuesday night that injured at least 22 people.
All roads into Yosemite National Park have been temporarily closed after a major storm dumped snow, caused mudslides and downed trees and power lines.
Since the U.S. State Department issued a travel advisory for U.S. citizens traveling in Egypt, which remains in a tumultuous period of political instability, 19 University of California students and at least 13 other adults have been transported from the country.
Firefighters and utility crews responded to a gas line rupture at a San Jose apartment complex Monday afternoon.