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Burned cars at a Novato dealership following an arson fire, June 9, 2015. (CBS SF)

Arson Suspected In Novato Car Dealership Fire, Surveillance Video Shows Possible Suspect

Several cars went up in flames at a Chevy dealership in Novato Monday night, leading police to believe it’s the work of an arsonist who was caught on surveillance footage.

06/09/2015

2 ounces of hash oil. (jlcoving/Wikipedia)

East Bay Assemblywoman Proposes Cap On Buying Butane As Illegal Hash-Lab Explosions Become More Common

Health officials in California are concerned about a large increase in the number of hash-oil explosions stemming from illegal labs.

06/09/2015

(CBS SF)

Altamont Pass Big Rig Fire Jams Traffic On 580 Through Livermore

A big rig caught fire in the Altamont Pass Tuesday morning causing heavy traffic delays through Livermore.

06/09/2015

Chopper 5 over a fire near Interstate 880 and Highway 238 in Hayward on June 8, 2015. (CBS)

Fire Burns Along I-880 In San Leandro Area, Sending Thick Smoke Into Air

A fire burning near I-880 and I-238 in the San Leandro area Monday afternoon, sent thick smoke into the air.

06/08/2015

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Hot Weather May Turn To Thunderstorms By Tuesday As Tropical Storm Blanca Approaches

First, let’s begin with today! A heat advisory is in effect for our inland areas as temperatures soar into the triple digits for the first time this year. The hottest locations will be in the East Bay. Concord, Clayton, Pleasanton and Livermore will all hit near 103 degrees. Brentwood, Tracy, Mountain House, Discovery Bay could even be hotter. With this kind of heat, the potential for fire danger increases.

06/08/2015

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Firefighters Put Out 1-Alarm Blaze At San Francisco Union Street Jewelry Shop

Firefighters put out a one-alarm fire at Union Street Goldsmith jewelry shop in San Francisco’s Marina District early Monday morning.

06/08/2015

Apple recalled the Beats Pill XL wireless speaker because the battery can overheat, posing a fire hazard. (APPLE)

Apple Recalls Beats Speaker Over Fire Risk

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says there were eight reports of the speaker’s battery overheating. One person’s finger was burned and another reported damage to a desk.

06/03/2015

2-alarm house fire in Monte Sereno. (CBS SF)

5 People Escape From House Fire In Monte Sereno

Five people escaped from a 2-alarm house fire in Monte Sereno Tuesday morning but their cat remains missing.

06/02/2015

Jessicathinks posted this picture to Instagram of a plane crash and fire in Livermore. (Courtesy: Instagram user Jessicathinks)

Small Plane Crashes, Catches Fire In Livermore Field, 1 Dead

One person was killed when a small plane crashed in a field in Livermore on Monday night, sparking a grass fire.

06/01/2015

Cal Fire planes spray slurry on a wildfire in the Altamont Pass, May 28th, 2015 (Photo by @brianjtarte, used with permission)

Cal Fire Battles 200+ Acre Vegetation Fire In Altamont Pass Area

Cal Fire is battling a 242-acre vegetation fire in Alameda County Thursday afternoon, Cal Fire officials said.

05/28/2015

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