Fire Station

San Jose Fire Department truck

SJFD Says Greener Fire Station Design Hampers San Jose Response Times

SAN JOSE (KPIX 5) — The sleek, new eco-friendly design of updated San Jose fire stations is making it more challenging for crews to meet their response time goals, according to fire officials. “They’re built […]

03/18/2014

A fire station at 1700 50th Avenue in East Oakland was hit by gunfire during a nearby fatal shooting on May 7, 2013. (CBS)

Person Killed, Fire Station Struck In East Oakland Shooting

A person was killed and a nearby fire station was hit by gunfire during a shooting in East Oakland Tuesday night.

05/08/2013

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Stray Bullets Hit Oakland Fire Station Window

A round of gunfire struck a window at an East Oakland fire station Friday afternoon.

11/24/2012

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Cash-Strapped CoCo County Fire Departments Weigh Ballot Options, Station Closures

Skyrocketing pension costs and slumping property tax revenues could send Contra Costa County firefighters to the ballot box to help keep their stations open.

07/30/2012

A three-alarm fire tears through a warehouse on Oakland's Auto Row.

Oakland To Start Rotating Fire Station Closures

The plan calls for two Oakland fire companies to be browned out in three day rotations.

07/03/2012

An East Contra Costa County Fire District station (CBS)

East CoCo County Approves 3 Fire Station Closures, Layoffs

The East Contra Costa Fire District will close half of its stations and lose 15 of its firefighters next month on the heels of last week’s failed ballot Measure S, the district’s fire chief said Wednesday.

06/13/2012

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SF Mayor Touts Fire Station And Park Improvements As Jobs Engine

Plans to fix 18 aging fire stations and spruce up a dozen parks and playgrounds around the city should provide a much needed lift for the construction industry, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee said Tuesday.

12/13/2011

Fire truck at Station 84. (Contra Costa County Fire Protection District)

Alamo Homeowner Leads Fight Against New Fire Station

Fire stations are welcomed in most communities because they represent protection and safety. In the Contra Costa County town of Alamo, at least one resident is trying to prevent a new station from being built.

11/02/2011

An SUV is wedged inside the garage door of a fire station in San Mateo, July 12, 2011. (CBS)

Suspected DUI Driver Plows Into San Mateo Fire Station

An Oakland woman who crashed her SUV into a San Mateo fire station on Monday night has been arrested for driving under the influence and child endangerment

07/12/2011

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