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Nearly 200 Firefighters Treated For Poison Oak While Battling Wildfire Near San Luis Obispo

Nearly 200 firefighters battling a blaze on California’s Central Coast had to be treated for poison oak.

08/25/2015

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Firefighter Injured Battling Fire In Oakley Home

A firefighter has been injured in an attic fire Sunday evening in Oakley, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.

08/16/2015

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Hayward Fire Chief Suspended For Drinking While On Call

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.

08/04/2015

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Firefighter Injured Battling 4-Alarm Grass Fire In Moraga

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.

07/30/2015

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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.

07/30/2015

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

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