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Vacant Oakland Building Occupied By Political Activists Burns In Fire

An apparently vacant home and store that burned near the MacArthur BART station in Oakland early this morning had been used by political activists for squatting, meetings and events for years, fire officials said Wednesday.

07/16/2014

Chevron Fire Wednesday Morning

Chevron Says Ruptured Pipe Did Not Cause Morning Refinery Fire In Richmond

Chevron is disputing an assessment by fire officials that a burst crude oil processing pipeline at its Richmond refinery led to a small fire there early Wednesday morning.

07/16/2014

Chevron refinery in Richmond. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Crews Extinguish Small Fire At Chevron Richmond Refinery

Fire crews worked to clean up a pipe leaking hydrocarbon after it caught fire at the Chevron Refinery in Richmond Wednesday morning.

07/16/2014

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Firefighters Quickly Contain 2-Alarm Apartment Fire In Oakland, One Displaced

One person was displaced by a fire that broke out Tuesday morning at an apartment in Oakland’s Maxwell Park neighborhood, a fire dispatcher said.

07/15/2014

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Shasta County’s ‘Bully’ Fire Consumes Over 4,000 Acres Since It Began On Friday

Hot, windy weather conditions are causing problems for firefighters who are battling a large wildfire in Shasta County.

07/14/2014

brush fire, grass fire, vegetation fire, contra costa county

Highway 12 In Fairfield Reopens After 4-Alarm Grass Fire Shuts Down Lanes

Both directions of state Highway 12 in Fairfield have reopened following a four-alarm grass fire Sunday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

07/13/2014

Wildfire Near Clayton

Downed Power Line Sparks Fire Threatening Buildings Near Clayton

A vegetation fire has scorched at least 100 acres and is threatening some buildings near Clayton at the base of Mount Diablo Friday night.

07/11/2014

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Crews Contain 3-Alarm Fire At Former Restaurant Near Isleton

Firefighters from multiple agencies are battled a 3-alarm blaze at a former restaurant “Happy Harbor Marina & Trailer” near Isleton.

07/11/2014

Firefighters revive a dog with an oxygen mask. (CBS SF)

Dog And Cat Revived, Owners Hospitalized After San Leandro Apartment Fire

The fire broke out just before 1 a.m. on 159th Avenue in the Ashland Area. Firefighters were able to knock down the flames within minutes of arriving, but not before two residents, a cat and a dog were injured.

07/11/2014

Oakland airport trash can fire

Man Sets Small Fire Inside Baggage Claim Area At Oakland Airport

Police are investigating a small fire that was started by a man inside the Oakland International Airport early Friday morning.

07/11/2014

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