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Damage Estimated At $1.4 Million In SF Castro District 3-Alarm Fire Saturday

A three-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Castro District that burned two buildings on Saturday displaced a dozen people and resulted in an estimated combined total of $1.4 million in damage.

02/22/2015

The Mercedes Benz logo is seen on a parking lot in Sterling, Virginia on January 2, 2015.

Mercedes Recalls 147,000 Cars Due To Fire Danger

Mercedes-Benz is recalling more than 147,000 sedans and station wagons to fix a problem with an engine compartment seal that could spark a fire.

02/21/2015

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Oakland Firefighters Contain 2-Alarm Structure Fire

Firefighters contained a two-alarm structure fire Friday morning at an auto body shop in Oakland.

02/20/2015

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Multiple Explosions Set House On Fire In Rural Sonoma County

There have been multiple explosions in a rural neighborhood just west of Santa Rosa in Sonoma County.

02/18/2015

Explosion rocks Torrance ExxonMobil refinery on February 18th, 2015 (Photo: CBS Los Angeles)

Explosion Rocks ExxonMobil Refinery Near LA, Ash Cloud Falls Over Torrance

Torrance Fire Department crews Wednesday were responding to a report of an explosion at the ExxonMobil Refinery in Torrance.

02/18/2015

Five dogs were killed in a residential fire in North Richmond. (Bay City News)

Five Dogs Killed In North Richmond Residential Fire

Five dogs died in a residential structure fire on Monday evening in North Richmond, an unincorporated community in Contra Costa County, according to firefighters.

02/17/2015

A firefighter uses a hose to douse the flames of the Rim Fire on August 24, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

1,200 Apply Early To Join Cal Fire Force For Upcoming Wildfire Season

While the calendar says February, Cal Fire is getting an early start on making sure it has enough staff to battle this year’s wildfires.

02/17/2015

Protesters against fracked oil trains held a demonstration outside the Kinder-Morgan rail yard in Richmond on September 4, 2014. (CBS)

Crude Oil Train Derailment In West Virginia Sends Tanker Into River, Sparks Fire

A train carrying crude oil derailed in southern West Virginia on Monday, sending at least one tanker into the Kanawha River and sparking a house fire, officials said.

02/16/2015

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Ship Berthed At Port Of Oakland Catches Fire

Oakland fire crews said a two-alarm fire aboard a ship berthed at the Port of Oakland is under control Sunday evening, according to the department’s official Twitter account.

02/15/2015

4-Alarm Fire in San Jose

2 Businesses Burned In 5-Alarm Fire In San Jose

Firefighters battled the fire from outside of the structure that houses an auto shop and an auto upholstery business.

02/14/2015

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