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A grass fire burns in Livermore in the area of Tesla Road near Lake Del Valle, June 25, 2015. (CBS)

Firefighter Injured In Livermore Grass Fire

A grass fire east of Livermore has spread to 40 acres, burned a structure and injured a firefighter Thursday afternoon, according to Cal Fire.

06/25/2015

Frank Edward Mendez Jr., born June 10, 2015 at the junction of Interstate 380 and U.S. Highway 101 in South San Francisco. (Family photo)

Baby Can’t Wait; South San Francisco Mother Gives Birth Inside Ambulance On Way To Hospital

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.

06/10/2015

(CBS)

Firefighters Contain 10-Acre Wildfire Near Gilroy

Firefighters have contained a 10-acre wind-driven fire in the San Martin area of southern Santa Clara County Monday afternoon.

05/11/2015

Fire danger warnings left for residents in Contra Costa County. (CBS)

Fire Official: Let Lawns Die But Water Trees During Drought

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.

05/04/2015

(Fresno Fire Department)

Firefighters Rescue Puppy From 50-Foot Deep Well In Fresno

Firefighters lowered a knotted rope into the hole and looped it around the puppy’s legs and torso and pulled him to safety.

04/08/2015

A San Francisco Fire Department truck on the scene of a fire. (CBS)

San Francisco Firefighter Recovering From Head Injury Suffered During North Beach Restaurant Fire

A firefighter was injured at the scene of a restaurant fire in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood Monday afternoon, according to fire officials.

04/06/2015

(Soo Jilee)

Fresno Firefighter Severely Burned After Falling Through Fiery Roof

A Fresno firefighter was hospitalized with severe burns Sunday after falling through a roof while battling a house fire, authorities said.

03/30/2015

Crash Scene

Judge Dismisses SF Firefighter Accused Of Drunk Driving After Striking Motorcyclist

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.

03/24/2015

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Firefighters Disciplined Over Sexual Behavior Involving Escorts, Adult Websites

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.

03/03/2015

Port of Oakland

Ship Berthed At Port Of Oakland Catches Fire

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.

02/15/2015

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