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Grass Fire Breaks Out In Brentwood Sending Large Column Of Smoke Above Area

Fire crews are fighting a small grass fire in a rural area of Brentwood Monday afternoon, according to an East Contra Costa Fire Protection District dispatcher.

10 hours ago

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Apartment Fire Displaces More A Dozen Residents In San Lorenzo

A two-alarm fire at an apartment complex in San Lorenzo that left more than a dozen people displaced Sunday night likely started as an electrical fire

20 hours ago

Firefighters found a pot grow operation in a Bernal Heights home.  (CBSSF)

Pot Growing Operation Found Inside Burning SF Bernal Heights Home

Firefighters battled a one-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood where they uncovered an illegal marijuana grow operation this morning, a fire dispatcher said.

07/18/2014

Freddie Alexander Smoke III. (Shasta County Sheriff's Office)

Body Found In Bully Fire Burning In Shasta County

A body has been found in the area of the Bully Fire burning in Shasta County that has burned over 10,000-acres.

07/17/2014

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Vacant Oakland Building Occupied By Political Activists Burns In Fire

An apparently vacant home and store that burned near the MacArthur BART station in Oakland early this morning had been used by political activists for squatting, meetings and events for years, fire officials said Wednesday.

07/16/2014

Chevron Fire Wednesday Morning

Chevron Says Ruptured Pipe Did Not Cause Morning Refinery Fire In Richmond

Chevron is disputing an assessment by fire officials that a burst crude oil processing pipeline at its Richmond refinery led to a small fire there early Wednesday morning.

07/16/2014

Chevron refinery in Richmond. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Crews Extinguish Small Fire At Chevron Richmond Refinery

Fire crews worked to clean up a pipe leaking hydrocarbon after it caught fire at the Chevron Refinery in Richmond Wednesday morning.

07/16/2014

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Firefighters Quickly Contain 2-Alarm Apartment Fire In Oakland, One Displaced

One person was displaced by a fire that broke out Tuesday morning at an apartment in Oakland’s Maxwell Park neighborhood, a fire dispatcher said.

07/15/2014

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Shasta County’s ‘Bully’ Fire Consumes Over 4,000 Acres Since It Began On Friday

Hot, windy weather conditions are causing problems for firefighters who are battling a large wildfire in Shasta County.

07/14/2014

brush fire, grass fire, vegetation fire, contra costa county

Highway 12 In Fairfield Reopens After 4-Alarm Grass Fire Shuts Down Lanes

Both directions of state Highway 12 in Fairfield have reopened following a four-alarm grass fire Sunday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

07/13/2014

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