Nearly 200 firefighters battling a blaze on California’s Central Coast had to be treated for poison oak.
A firefighter has been injured in an attic fire Sunday evening in Oakley, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.
The Hayward fire chief was suspended but allowed to continue with his job after a number of behavioral issues that include drinking while on call.
A firefighter received a minor injury battling a four-alarm grass fire in Moraga Thursday afternoon, according to officials with the Moraga-Orinda Fire Protection District.
National Guard Sending Helicopter Fleet To Aid Firefighters Battling 14 Northern California Wildfires
The California National Guard is sending in a fleet of helicopters to back up firefighters battling flames raging across the northern half of the state.
A grass fire east of Livermore has spread to 40 acres, burned a structure and injured a firefighter Thursday afternoon, according to Cal Fire.
A South San Francisco fire captain went above and beyond the call of duty by delivering a baby while inside an ambulance on the way to the hospital early Wednesday morning.
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.