Crucifix, Virgin Mary Statue Unscathed In Fire That Destroyed 100-Year-Old San Jose Church; Parishioners Call It A Miracle
A nearly century-old church in San Jose was destroyed by fire Sunday, but parishioners found reason to rejoice Monday when they discovered the Lady of Guadalupe and the crucifix had survived the blaze.
Chief Charles Hanley of the Rodeo-Hercules Fire District made about $177,000 a year in salary. But including retirement benefits, his total compensation comes out to roughly $380,000.
BART is trying to figure out what caused one of its trains to catch fire in Hayward Sunday morning.
A passenger with flu-like symptoms caused an Ebola scare at a Southern California airport Sunday.
Hazmat Scare Prompts Evacuation Of Building Across Street From AT&T Park; Package Turns Out To Be Bottle Of Booze
San Francisco’s China Basin Building was briefly evacuated Tuesday morning after a call of a suspicious package, which ended up being a bottle of booze, prompted a Hazmat team and the bomb squad to respond.
The Menlo Park Fire Protection District is considering purchasing a $2,000 quadcopter drone to help fight fires.
Firefighters attempting to extinguish a fire inside a burning building in Vallejo Thursday night soon discovered the structure, used as medical marijuana grow was booby-trapped, authorities said.
New data reveals the San Jose Fire Department is arriving on the scene of emergency calls within eight minutes, close to 90 percent of the time—an improvement over the end of last year.
Employees were evacuated from a Target store in Petaluma Wednesday morning because of a sulfur-type odor, a fire captain said.
Inundated with calls and facing over one hour response times, San Francisco officials had to turn to private ambulances to help cover the city during the Saturday night of the recent Labor Day weekend.