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2-Alarm Senior Community Fire In Walnut Creek Displaces 4, Causes $250K In Damage

A two-alarm fire at a Walnut Creek retirement community on Tuesday night left at least four people displaced from their homes and two apartments badly damaged.

08/13/2014

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Homeless Man Arrested For Allegedly Starting Big Sur Wildfire With Cigarette

A transient was arrested Monday for allegedly starting a small fire that burned forest land in Big Sur in March.

08/12/2014

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Evacuation Lifted For Hundreds Of Campbell Residents Following Gas Main Leak

Utility crews have stopped the leak of a 4-inch natural gas main in Campbell Monday morning that had prompted police to evacuate hundreds of residents near a construction project, a police captain said.

08/11/2014

(CBS SF)

Lodge Fire In Mendocino County Spreads To 8,700 Acres; Evacuations In Place

A wildfire burning for almost two weeks in Mendocino County is still just 35 percent contained.

08/11/2014

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Lightning Sparks 9 Wildfires Across California

Firefighters are working to put out nine wildfires that were sparked by lightning in the northeastern corner of California as a stubborn blaze to the west in Mendocino County continues to challenge crews.

08/10/2014

A four alarm fire burns the barracks on Mare Island. (CBS)

4-Alarm Fire Burns Barracks On Mare Island In Vallejo

A four-alarm fire at old military barracks on Mare Island in Vallejo Sunday night is under control, a fire official said.

08/10/2014

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Daly City House Fire Displaces 10 Residents

A house fire in Daly City displaced 10 residents Sunday afternoon, according to the North County Fire Authority.

08/10/2014

Image from a compilation video of 'fire challenges' shows a teenage girl after flammable fluid on her body was ignited. The fire was was quickly put out.  (Abdul/World Star Hip Hop)

Dangerous ‘Fire Challenge’ Game Trends Among Teens On Social Media; South Bay Fire Officials Issue Warning

Santa Clara County health officials Friday warned of the dangers of a national trend called “The Fire Challenge” where teens voluntarily light themselves on fire and post videos of it on Facebook and other social media.

08/08/2014

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Fire In San Jose Home’s Garage Injures 1 Person

A fire at a detached garage behind a home in San Jose has been extinguished Thursday morning after sending one person to a hospital.

08/07/2014

(CBS SF)

Wildfire Evacuation Advisory For Shasta County Town Lifted

A rural Northern California town that was under threat from a wildfire is in the clear for now.

08/07/2014

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