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Firefighters Contain 10-Acre Wildfire Near Gilroy

Firefighters have contained a 10-acre wind-driven fire in the San Martin area of southern Santa Clara County Monday afternoon.

05/11/2015

The Knightsen Fire station lowers its doors. (CBS)

2 Closures Leave 100,000 Contra Costa Residents Served By 3 Fire Stations

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.

05/11/2015

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2 Displaced In East Oakland House Fire, No One Injured

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.

05/11/2015

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Lightning Sparks 66-Acre Wildfire In Monterey County

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.

05/10/2015

West Marin Vegetation Fire

Early-Season Fire Scorches Eucalyptus Grove Near Bolinas

A wildfire in a remote area near the town of Bolinas burned 3 1/2 acres Sunday before being fully contained by mid-morning, the Marin County Fire Department reported.

05/10/2015

3-Alarm Fire

Early-Morning 3-Alarm Fire Extinguished In Downtown San Jose

Firefighters found one home in flames when they arrived and the flames spread to the attic of a second home.

05/10/2015

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2-Alarm Fire Damages 3 Daly City Homes, No Injuries Reported

Firefighters responded at 11 p.m. Friday to a fire at a two-story residence on Vista Grande Ave., in Daly City. The fire spread to two homes on both sides of the residence.

05/09/2015

Fire danger warnings left for residents in Contra Costa County. (CBS)

Fire Official: Let Lawns Die But Water Trees During Drought

Warning letters have gone out to residents in Contra Costa County with a vegetation abatement deadline of May 31st as the fire season approaches, but firefighters say it’s the drought that will make their job even tougher this year.

05/04/2015

Rim Fire

Feds Drop Charges In Massive Yosemite Rim Fire After 2 Witnesses Die

Prosecutors said Friday that two key witnesses have unexpectedly died since the indictment was handed down last year against Matthew Emerald.

05/01/2015

San Francisco Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White speaks during a news conference at San Francisco International Airport.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco’s Fire Chief Contemplating Top Firefighter Job In London

Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White says she is considering applying for the top job in London.

04/29/2015

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