Fatal fire

Firefighters at the scene of a house fire on the 100 block of Lake Drive in San Bruno, July 13, 2012. (San Bruno Patch)

2-Year-Old Dead, 3 Hurt In San Bruno House Fire

A two-year-old child has been killed and at least three others, including a firefighter, at a two-alarm house fire in San Bruno Friday morning, a deputy fire chief said.


A firefighter looks inside the burned out home on the 2900 block of Kingsland Ave. in Oakland, June 26, 2012. (CBS)

1 Killed, 1 Critically Hurt In Oakland House Fire

A man has died after suffering critical injuries from an overnight fire in Oakland’s Maxwell Park neighborhood according to fire officials.


View of the burned fourplex apartment on the 2200 block of Warfield Way in San Jose, May 1, 2012. (CBS)

Mother Killed, Family Critically Hurt In San Jose Apartment Fire

A father and his 6-year-old son are in critical condition after a three-alarm apartment fire in San Jose early Tuesday morning killed the son’s mother and sent five others to the hospital.



Woman Burned In Santa Rosa Apartment Fire Dies

A woman who was burned in a fire at her Santa Rosa apartment last week died Monday, according to the San Francisco medical examiner’s office.


(L-R) Lt. Vincent Perez, Anthony Valerio (SFFD)

SFFD Cited For Errors In Blaze That Killed 2 Firefighters

The state Division of Occupational Safety and Health issued several severe citations and fines of up to $21,000 to the San Francisco Fire Department last week for violations related to a fire response in June that killed two veteran members of the force.


Firefighters on the scene of an apartment fire in Fairfield that killed four children on April 28, 2010. (CBS)

Jurors Deliberate In Fairfield Mom’s Murder Trial

Jurors are weighing the fate of Shetarra James, a 25-year-old Fairfield woman charged with second-degree murder and felony child endangerment in the deaths of four young, unsupervised children in an April 2010 apartment fire.


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 | CBS San Francisco–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