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A San Francisco fireman heads up a ladder during a fire rescue at a home on Jackson St., August 7, 2011. (CBS)

Elderly Woman, Caregiver Die Following San Francisco House Fire

Two women who were injured in a house fire in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood on Sunday night both died Tuesday, according to the medical examiner’s office.

KPIX 5–08/10/2011

Latisha James

Some Charges Dropped Against Fairfield Mom In Kids’ Death

The Solano County District Attorney’s Office has dismissed four involuntary manslaughter charges against one of two mothers whose children perished in a Fairfield apartment fire last year.

CBS San Francisco–07/19/2011

San Francisco Firefighters surround the scene of a fatal fire on Berkeley Way (Susan Bertson)

Investigators: Blaze That Killed 2 SF Firefighters Accidental

An investigation into the cause of a fire that claimed the lives of two San Francisco firefighters in June indicated that the blaze was accidental and most likely electrical in nature, fire officials said.

CBS San Francisco–07/01/2011


Elderly Woman Dies In El Cerrito House Fire

An elderly woman died and a man was injured in a fire in El Cerrito Wednesday evening, a fire official said.

CBS San Francisco–06/30/2011

SF firefighter funeral

Funeral For Fallen Firefighters Draws Thousands To San Francisco

Thousands gathered Friday afternoon in San Francisco where a funeral honored two firefighters who died fighting a blaze in the city’s Diamond Heights neighborhood last week.

KPIX 5–06/10/2011

Rescuers pull an injured firefighter from the fire scene on Berkeley Way in San Francisco. (Photo by Patty Stanton)

1 Firefighter Dead, 2 Hurt In San Francisco Diamond Heights Blaze

One firefighter died, another was critically injured and a third suffered less serious burns while battling a fire in San Francisco’s Diamond Heights neighborhood Thursday.

CBS San Francisco–06/02/2011


Elderly Woman Killed, Firefighter Hurt In Sunnyvale Fire

A woman died in a blaze that began in a two-story apartment building in Sunnyvale on Wednesday.

CBS San Francisco–04/20/2011

Keith Brooks, Sr.

Electric Blanket Sparked House Fire That Killed Walnut Creek Vet

Contra Costa Fire District officials are blaming an electric blanket for starting a fire that killed an 85-year-old World War II veteran in his Walnut Creek home.

KPIX 5–12/29/2010

Firefighter Graphic

Woman Killed In Novato Mobile Home Fire Identified

The Marin County coroner’s office has identified a woman found dead after a fire at her mobile home early Sunday morning as 64-year-old Kareen Prince.

CBS San Francisco–12/20/2010

Latisha James

Fairfield Moms To Stand Trial In Death Of Four Children

Two Fairfield mothers will stand trial for the deaths of their four young children, who were killed in a fire at their apartment in April.

CBS San Francisco–12/16/2010