Firefighters have contained a 10-acre wind-driven fire in the San Martin area of southern Santa Clara County Monday afternoon.
Warning letters have gone out to residents in Contra Costa County with a vegetation abatement deadline of May 31st as the fire season approaches, but firefighters say it’s the drought that will make their job even tougher this year.
Firefighters lowered a knotted rope into the hole and looped it around the puppy’s legs and torso and pulled him to safety.
A firefighter was injured at the scene of a restaurant fire in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood Monday afternoon, according to fire officials.
A Fresno firefighter was hospitalized with severe burns Sunday after falling through a roof while battling a house fire, authorities said.
A San Francisco Superior Court judge has thrown out criminal charges against a former San Francisco firefighter who struck a motorcyclist while driving a fire truck allegedly under the influence of alcohol in 2013.
An assistant state fire chief was demoted for using a state cellphone and vehicle to arrange sex with escorts, and a firefighter was fired for sexually harassing a civilian at a graduation celebration near the state’s fire academy, according to documents made public Monday.
Oakland fire crews said a two-alarm fire aboard a ship berthed at the Port of Oakland is under control Sunday evening, according to the department’s official Twitter account.
An Aston Martin was destroyed in a fire near San Francisco’s Palace of Fine Arts Saturday.
A firefighter suffered smoke inhalation battling a fire that damaged three buildings in San Francisco’s Alamo Square neighborhood Saturday afternoon, a fire spokeswoman said Tuesday.