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Kenneth Waldvogel (Santa Clara County Fire Department)

Santa Clara Fire Chief Draws Salary And Pension

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/28/2010

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San Francisco Fire Department Adds New Twist To Holiday Toy Drive

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/19/2010

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San Francisco Presidio Fire Department Closes Amid Safety Concerns

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/09/2010

New Controversy in SJ Labor Dispute

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.

08/31/2010

No Definitive Cause in S.J. School Fire

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS)- Fire investigators in San Jose have wrapped up their initial probe into this week’s blaze at Trace Elementary School, but have yet to determine the definitive cause.

07/07/2010

Ham Radio Helps Palo Alto Fire Dept.

PALO ALTO, Calif. (KCBS)- Ham radio operators in Palo Alto will be busy over the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

06/30/2010

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