Firefighters remained at the scene of a two-alarm residential fire in San Francisco’s Presidio Heights neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.
The San Jose Fire Department is in the hot seat over its failure to meet required response times and a breach of contract could be declared as soon as Tuesday.
Firefighters managed to keep a two-alarm fire in an East San Jose carport from spreading to surrounding apartment buildings Monday afternoon, a fire captain said.
Eight residents of two buildings in West Oakland were displaced by a fire that occurred early Monday morning, a fire battalion chief said.
Firefighters have extinguished a one-alarm fire that broke out in the patio area of a convenience store near Oakland’s Lake Merritt Saturday morning.
A victim of a mobile home fire in North San Jose Thursday morning was transported unconscious to a hospital and a firefighter also suffered minor injuries battling the blaze, a fire captain said.
Although the investigation is ongoing, police said it appears the fire at Sims Metal Management in December was intentionally set.
Quick-acting firefighters in San Rafael were able to rescue a male from a burning apartment Wednesday evening, a fire chief said.
The blaze was reported in a commercial building in the 1800 block of Almaden Road at about 11:20 a.m.
Firefighters have controlled a six-alarm fire at a machine shop in Redwood City this morning that spread to four nearby buildings and displaced 17 residents, a fire marshal said.