Two people died and one is at a hospital in critical condition after a kitchen fire at a home in East Oakland on Wednesday evening, a fire battalion chief said Thursday.
A hazardous materials crew is cleaning up a “chemical soup” at an automotive plating and metal work business in North San Jose where a four-alarm fire took place earlier Tuesday morning, a fire captain said.
Firefighters have contained a two-alarm grass fire that consumed between 5 and 7 acres of vegetation Sunday evening in San Jose, a fire captain said.
Fire crews have contained a roughly 75-acre grass fire in the center divide of Interstate Highway 580 in Alameda County Sunday afternoon, a Cal Fire official said.
Brandon Belt hit a three-run homer, and Buster Posey added a two-run shot off Jason Marquis on Friday night, leading the San Francisco Giants to a 10-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds in a game played uninterrupted while an outfield smokestack burned for an inning.
The grieving family of a 16-year old Miguel Melendez is demanding answers, after his burned body was found in a trailer in East Palo Alto last month. Melendez was not identified by authorities until last week.
Firefighters have contained a 10-acre wind-driven fire in the San Martin area of southern Santa Clara County Monday afternoon.
The drought may have California on heightened fire alert, but Eastern Contra Costa County will face the season with two fewer stations after closures Monday.
At least two people were displaced in a small house fire in East Oakland early Monday morning after a short in the home’s electrical system.
Latent fire sparked by lightning caused a 66-acre wildfire in Monterey County that was 90 percent contained Sunday evening, a spokesperson for Cal Fire said.