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Vallejo Fire Scene

Vallejo Firefighters Control 4-Alarm Blaze In Commercial Building

The fire was reported in a single-story building on California Street and Sonoma Boulevard at around 4:45 p.m., a Vallejo fire dispatcher said.

03/23/2014

Flames and smoke from a vegetation fire in Pittsburg, March 20, 2014. (CBS)

Small Fire Breaks Out Near 40-Acre Pittsburg Brush Fire That Injured Firefighter

Firefighters in Pittsburg quickly put out a small grass fire Friday morning at the site of a three-alarm brush fire that burned 40 acres and sent a firefighter to the hospital Thursday evening and remained at the scene to watch for flare-ups, a fire captain said.

03/21/2014

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San Jose Church Goes Up In Flames

A converted home at a church went up in flames Friday morning in San Jose and firefighters were able to extinguish it before it spread to nearby houses, a fire captain said.

03/21/2014

Flames and smoke from a vegetation fire in Pittsburg, March 20, 2014. (CBS)

Firefighters Contain Brush Fire Underneath High-Voltage Power Lines In Pittsburg

Firefighters in Pittsburg contained a three-alarm brush fire burning early Thursday evening near power lines at the Pittsburg Power Plant, where 10th Street turns into Willow Pass Road.

03/20/2014

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SJFD Says Greener Fire Station Design Hampers San Jose Response Times

SAN JOSE (KPIX 5) — The sleek, new eco-friendly design of updated San Jose fire stations is making it more challenging for crews to meet their response time goals, according to fire officials. “They’re built […]

03/18/2014

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Oakland Market Fire Destroys $100K In Products, Investigated As Arson

Firefighters put out a one-alarm fire at a market being investigated as arson in the city’s Eastmont neighborhood Tuesday morning, a fire dispatcher said.

03/18/2014

A marijuana growing operation was found inside this burning San Jose home (CBS)

San Jose Firefighters Find Marijuana Grow After 1-Alarm Blaze

Firefighters put out a one-alarm fire at a San Jose residence that was the scene of a marijuana grow operation on Sunday night, a fire dispatcher said.

03/17/2014

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2-Alarm Fire Damages Historic ‘Tavern At Lark Creek’ Restaurant In Larkspur

A 2-alarm fire burned portions of the Tavern at Lark Creek’s roof, eaves and attic areas, early Saturday morning.

03/15/2014

Crews began tearing down a massive fire-damaged structure in Mission Bay on March 12, 2014. (CBS)

Investigators: Daunting Task To Find Cause Of San Francisco Mission Bay Fire

San Francisco fire crews were on scene Thursday at the site of Tuesday’s massive apartment-complex fire in Mission Bay as they attempt to stabilize what’s left of the structure so arson investigators can get inside.

03/13/2014

A viewer submitted this photo of flames and smoke from a fire in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood on March 11, 2014. (Duncan Leitch)

Welding Possible Cause Of San Francisco Mission Bay Fire

Fire investigators on Wednesday were looking into whether welding work was to blame for a massive blaze that barreled through an apartment building construction site, threatening nearby structures and prompting evacuations as firefighters worked to prevent its spread through a San Francisco neighborhood.

03/12/2014

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