Fire

(CBS SF)

54 Homeless, 20 Businesses Closed After SF Mission District Inferno

A GoFundMe campaign started just after the blaze had earned more than $20,000 by 2:30 p.m. Thursday. 450 people had chipped into the find, started by Mission Resident Zac Crockett.

01/29/2015

Mission District Fire

Investigators Look Into Reports Of Faulty Fire Alarms, Escape Ladders In Deadly SF Mission District Fire

San Francisco firefighters remain on the scene this morning of a four-alarm fire that killed one man and all but destroyed a Mission District building housing dozens of apartments and businesses Wednesday evening, fire officials said.

01/29/2015

Mission District Fire

1 Dead, 6 Hurt, Dozens Displaced In 4-Alarm Fire At Apartment Complex In SF’s Mission District

San Francisco firefighters battled a four-alarm fire at an apartment complex in the Mission District Wednesday evening that took almost eight hours to contain leaving one man dead and six others injured, including one firefighter.

01/28/2015

(Matt Bigler/CBS)

Firefighters Investigate 2-Alarm Carport Fire At San Jose Duplex

Arson investigators were on on the scene where firefighters just knocked down a two-alarm fire in a carport at a duplex home on Weyburn Lane in San Jose Tuesday morning.

01/27/2015

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

Patrol Car Fire Sends CHP Officer To Hospital After Explosion On Treasure Island Ramp

A California Highway Patrol officer was injured in a car fire on a Treasure Island ramp on the Bay Bridge Monday evening, a CHP spokesman said.

01/26/2015

Fire burns at a ruptured gas line outside a pizza parlor on El Camino Real in San Bruno, January, 26, 2015. (CBS)

San Bruno Teen On Joyride Slams Into Gas Line, Sparking Pizza Parlor Blaze

A 16-year-old girl was arrested Monday after authorities said she led police on a chase and slammed into a natural gas meter at a pizza parlor, causing a massive fire that burned down the restaurant.

01/26/2015

Chopper 5 over a brush fire along Fassler Avenue in Pacifica on January 26, 2015. (CBS)

A Wildfire In January? Get Used To It

This morning’s wildfire was a grim reminder of how conditions are ideal for fire ignition. There is an elevated risk of explosive fire growth when the Bay Area experiences low humidity, gusty winds and low fuel moisture.

01/26/2015

(Holly Quan/CBS)

6-Alarm Grass Fire In Pacifica Contained, Roads Reopen

Roads have reopened and a Pacifica neighborhood is getting back to normal after a six-alarm vegetation fire forced the evacuation of about 80 homes early Monday morning, fire officials said.

01/26/2015

The aftermath of a motorcycle crash after it burst into flames in Vallejo. (Courtesy: Bay City News)

3 Recovering After Motorcycle Crashes, Bursts Into Flames In Vallejo

Three people were hospitalized after a motorcycle crashed into a car Sunday afternoon and then burst into flames, a Vallejo fire official said.

01/25/2015

The August 2012 Chevron Richmond refinery fire as seen from San Francisco. (FoTo Taker/CBS)

Report Blames Poor Safety Protocols For Chevron Richmond Refinery Fire That Sent 15,000 To Hospital

Federal investigators say a 2012 fire at a Chevron refinery in the San Francisco Bay Area was the result of shortcomings in the company’s safety culture and gaps in regulatory guidelines.

01/23/2015

more

previous

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 58,848 other followers