A five-alarm fire destroyed a fraternity house near San Jose State University early Tuesday morning, displacing 28 people.
A group of Alameda residents remains puzzled as to why the city’s fire department didn’t help Raymond Zack, who drowned in the Bay on Memorial Day.
A man who had been standing on the ledge of the Bay Bridge for about two hours Saturday afternoon was taken into custody by the California Highway Patrol.
The San Carlos City Council is set to decide Monday night how it will provide fire and emergency services to the city once the Belmont-San Carlos Fire Protection District dissolves in October.
Six months after outsourcing its police services to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Department, the peninsula city of San Carlos has now set its sights on its fire services.
Problems that have plagued the Oakland Police Department’s radio communications system off and on this year struck again Thursday, preventing officers in the field from talking to one another or dispatchers for about two hours.
The pending departure of Santa Clara County’s fire chief is sparking some controversy, as critics accuse the chief of “double-dipping,” as he goes into retirement.
The San Francisco Fire Department has asked the community to dig a bit deeper this holiday season. In addition to its annual toy drive, firefighters put a call out for donations of toiletries for the homeless.
The Golden Gate National Recreation Area decided some time ago to contract out its fire services. That decision would become reality Wednesday, when the Presidio Fire Department was slated to close.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS) _ San Jose firefighters have released an audiotape that they claim shows city officials knew they were putting public safety at risk when they voted to eliminate five fire companies.