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(CBS SF)

4-Alarm Apartment Fire In Oakland Displaces Dozens Of Residents; 5 Dogs Missing

Firefighters have contained a four-alarm fire in Oakland that burned dozens of people out of their homes Wednesday evening.

08/21/2014

Several cars were destroyed by a fire in the Lafayette BART parking lot Wednesday. (CBS)

Fire Destroys 4 Parked Cars In Lafayette BART Station

A fire destroyed four parked cars and badly damaged another in the parking lot of the Lafayette BART station Wednesday afternoon, a fire official said.

08/20/2014

(Madera County Sheriff's Department)

4,000 Pending Evacuations As Second Wildfire Rages Through Entrance To Yosemite National Park

13,000 homes and businesses have been ordered to evacuate as firefighters race to stop a second massive wildfire raging near the entrance to Yosemite National Park.

08/19/2014

(Photo courtesy of Marin County government)

Pilot Found Dead In Wreckage Of Downed Plane In Marin County As Firefighters Battle Brush Fire

A pilot has been found dead in the wreckage of a downed plane in Marin County Tuesday morning as firefighters continue to battle a brush fire, according to the Marin County Sheriff’s Office.

08/19/2014

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Brushfire Near Yosemite National Park Prompts 13,000 Evacuation Orders

Authorities have sent evacuation orders to some 13,000 phone numbers as a wildfire bears down on a foothill community near Yosemite National Park in Central California.

08/18/2014

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Fire Near Mt. Umunhum Seen Across Santa Clara Valley

Smoke from a trailer fire near Mount Umunhum just south of San Jose was widely seen across the area before fire crews put it out Monday morning.

08/18/2014

The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System is seen in an aerial view on February 20, 2014 in the Mojave Desert in California near Primm, Nevada. The largest solar thermal power-tower system in the world, owned by NRG Energy, Google and BrightSource Energy, opened last week in the Ivanpah Dry Lake and uses 347,000 computer-controlled mirrors to focus sunlight onto boilers on top of three 459-foot towers, where water is heated to produce steam to power turbines providing power to more than 140,000 California homes. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Birds Bursting Into Flames Above Solar Farm Stirs Calls To Slow Expansion

Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant’s concentrated sun rays — “streamers,” for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair.

08/18/2014

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3-Alarm Warehouse Fire In Oakland Leaves 1 Firefighter Injured; Causes Power Outage for For More Than 5, 700 Customers

Firefighters are responding to a three-alarm warehouse fire in Oakland Monday morning.

08/18/2014

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Multiple Fires Block Lanes On I-580 In Oakland

Multiple fires along eastbound Interstate Highway 580 in Oakland blocked two lanes of traffic Saturday morning.

08/16/2014

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Firefighters Work To Put Out 2-Alarm Church Fire In San Francisco’s Mission District

Firefighters are working to put out a two-alarm fire at a church in San Francisco’s Mission District Thursday afternoon, fire officials said.

08/14/2014

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