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Fire rips through Oakland apartment building. (CBS)

2 Men Killed, More Than 30 Displaced In Early-Morning Oakland Apartment Fire

Two men were killed and dozens were displaced by a three-alarm fire in Oakland early Saturday morning at a former armory building converted into apartments.

03/21/2015

Dark smoke and flames could be seen after a fire broke out  in the 1500 block of McAllister Street near Alamo Square.

Big 5 Sporting Goods Offers Financial Aid To Alamo Square Fire Victims

Victims of a fire in San Francisco’s Alamo Square this past January are getting help through a new effort that partners a community association with Big 5 Sporting Goods.

03/20/2015

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Glitchy Waterbed Heating Element Sparks 1-Alarm Blaze At Campbell Condo

A malfunctioning heating element in a waterbed led to a residential structure fire in Campbell, according to the Santa Clara County Fire Department.

03/19/2015

Scene of a fire on the 3000 block of 24th St. in San Francisco's Mission District, March 11, 2015. (CBS)

13-Year-Old Girl Dies Of Injuries From San Francisco Mission District Fire Which Killed Father

A 13-year-old girl trapped with her family as her second story home burned in San Francisco’s Mission District earlier this month has died.

03/19/2015

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Contra Costa Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Hailed As Hero For Rescuing Teens From Bus Fire

A Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputy is being hailed as a hero for responding to a weekend bus fire on the side of the freeway in Walnut Creek that was far more dangerous than previously believed.

03/17/2015

(California Highway Patrol)

Commuters Escape Fire Following In Crash Caldecott Tunnel

One eastbound bore of the Caldecott Tunnel was closed for the early portion of the commute Monday morning after a collision between two vehicles sent smoke billowing from the far right bore.

03/16/2015

Fire truck at Station 84. (Contra Costa County Fire Protection District)

Firefighter Injured, Dog Killed In Pinole House Fire

A residential structure fire in Pinole injured a firefighter, killed a dog and displaced two residents Sunday night, according to Contra Costa County Fire Protection District fire officials.

03/16/2015

Images from the crash scene of a big rig into a Pittsburg restaurant near Railroad Ave and Linscheid Drive. (Nic Palmer/CBS)

Big-Rig Driver Killed After Crash Into Pittsburg Building Sets Off 2-Alarm Fire

Firefighters were battling a two-alarm fire Monday morning in Pittsburg that was apparently sparked by a big-rig that crashed into a building, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District spokesman said.

03/16/2015

A driver crashed into a fire engine responding to a previous accident on I-80 near Hercules. (Source: Bay City News)

Driver Crashes Into Fire Engine At Scene Of I-80 Accident, Sending Firefighter To Hospital

Officials with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District said the proper placement of a fire engine at the scene of an overturned vehicle crash Sunday morning saved firefighters’ lives.

03/15/2015

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Fire Crews Respond To 2 House Fires In Brentwood, Oakley Reported Just Minutes Apart

Fire crews responded to two house fires in Oakley and Brentwood on Saturday night that were reported about 10 minutes apart, according to the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District.

03/15/2015

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