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Chopper 5 over a fire at a construction site at 4th Street and China Basin in San Francisco on March 11, 2014. (CBS)

Preliminary Report On Mission Bay Fire Points To ‘Smoldering Object’ As Cauuse

The fire that destroyed a six-story apartment project in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood last March started accidentally, according to a preliminary report released this morning by the San Francisco Fire Department.

04/15/2014

Oakland Children's Hospital

Description Released Of Children’s Hospital Oakland Fire Suspect

Investigators have released a description of a possible suspect in a suspicious fire that burned administrative offices for Children’s Hospital Oakland earlier this month.

04/14/2014

A view of the charred remains of a building that used to house the KNTV news studios at Park Ave and Montgomery St. in San Jose. (CBS)

Homeless Squatters Occupied Former San Jose TV Station That Caught On Fire; 1 Reported Missing

A man who was among the homeless squatters occupying a building in downtown San Jose that was once the former home of the KNTV news station says a relative may have died in the fire.

04/14/2014

Firefighters at the scene of a house fire on the 35000 block of Woodbridge Place in Fremont, April 14, 2014. (Fremont Fire Dept.)

Dogs Killed In Early-Morning Fire Fremont House Fire

A one-alarm residential fire displaced five people and killed two dogs in Fremont Monday morning, a fire battalion chief said.

04/14/2014

San Jose Firefighters tweeted this pic of a four alarm fire at the former home of KNTV near a Caltrain station. (Source: San Jose Fire Dept.)

Firefighters Battle 5-Alarm Blaze In Downtown San Jose Near Caltrain Station

A five-alarm blaze at a building that once housed the KNTV news station in downtown San Jose Sunday afternoon was brought under control, a fire dispatcher said.

04/13/2014

Viewer photo shows bus, FedEx truck in flames Thursday on Interstate 5 in Orland (CBS SF)

Witnesses Say FedEx Truck Already Burning When It Hit Students’ Bus, Killing 10

The fire that claimed most of the lives in the fatal chain reaction crash between a FedEx truck and a charter bus Thursday night may have started before the big rig collided with them, according to witnesses.

04/11/2014

Chopper 5 over a fire at a construction site at 4th Street and China Basin in San Francisco on March 11, 2014. (CBS)

San Francisco Fire Official: Report For Mission Bay Apartment Fire Postponed To Next Week

The San Francisco Fire Department will not release the report on Tuesday, as expected, about last month’s massive Mission Bay apartment fire, a fire official said.

04/08/2014

San Jose firefighters battle a house fire on Mossbrook Circle. (CBS)

Eichler Homes Burned In San Jose Inferno Among Bay Area House Designs Susceptible To Fire

A gas-fueled fire in San Jose Monday moved quickly through three homes has highlighted the design risks of certain types of homes, including the Eichler style structures popular in much of the Bay Area.

04/08/2014

San Jose firefighters battle a house fire on Mossbrook Circle. (CBS)

Huge Fire Burns Multiple Homes Near Westgate Mall In San Jose

A damaged gas meter has been capped after letting off natural gas at the site of a three-alarm fire impacting three homes in San Jose Monday evening, a fire dispatcher said.

04/07/2014

Oakland Children's Hospital

Fire At Oakland Children’s Hospital Investigated As Arson

A fire that burned a two-story house used as administrative offices for Children’s Hospital in Oakland is being investigated as arson, a fire battalion chief said.

04/04/2014

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