Supervisor John Goia said the series of flares were an emergency reaction to something that went wrong at the plant.
Authorities are crediting a chocolate Labrador with saving the life of a Sacramento man after it alerted him to a fire inside a home that appeared not to have a smoke detector.
A flare due to depressurizing equipment at the Chevron refinery in Richmond lit up the sky Thursday evening, causing a stir on social media.
San Jose Police, Fire Unions Say City Manager’s ‘Forced Resignation’ Has ‘Squashed’ Hope For Better Relations
San Jose City Manager Ed Shikada, acknowledging the City Council wanted new management, Wednesday announced his resignation as of Jan. 1, the day Mayor-elect Sam Liccardo takes office, according the city officials.
A man previously charged with deliberately starting the Pollock Pines California wildfire that burned a dozen homes has now been indicted by a grand jury.
Six people were displaced in a two-alarm house fire near Redwood City early Sunday morning.
Firefighters in Oakland responded early Thursday morning to a two-alarm structure fire in a large commercial building on International Boulevard.
Two raging fires in Los Angeles destroyed a massive residential complex under construction, heavily damaged another building under construction, and snarled rush hour traffic while raining ash over a large area early Monday.
‘Substantial Amount’ Of Mail Damaged In USPS Truck Fire While En Route From San Francisco To Los Angeles
A “substantial amount” of a mail was damaged during a vehicle fire involving a United States Postal Service tractor-trailer Sunday morning, according to a USPS spokesman.
Alameda County firefighters are responding to a two-alarm fire in Castro Valley Thursday morning.