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(CBS SF)

2-Alarm Fire Burns 2 Oakland Homes, Displaces 18 Residents

Firefighters are battling a 2-alarm residential fire located at 47th and Melrose streets in East Oakland.

07/30/2014

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2-Alarm Electrical Fire Guts San Leandro Hair Salon, Sends Firefighter To Hospital

A two-alarm electrical fire gutted a San Leandro hair salon and sent a firefighter to the hospital Sunday morning, a fire spokeswoman said.

07/27/2014

A limo fire near the Solano County Fairgrounds in Vallejo (CBS SF)

Driver Escapes Raging Limo Fire Near Solano County Fairgrounds

Fire crews rushed to the scene of a limo completely engulfed in flame on a Vallejo roadway Friday morning. The driver made it out alive and discovered the engine was on fire when he raised the hood.

07/25/2014

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1 Hospitalized After Cal Fire Bulldozer Overturns In Monticello Fire Area

A Cal Fire bulldozer overturned while battling a 7,000-acre vegetation fire near Lake Berryessa in Solano and Yolo counties Sunday sending one person to the hospital, Cal Fire officials said.

07/06/2014

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Firefighters Battle Grass Fire Near South San Jose Golf Course

Firefighters were battling a one-alarm vegetation fire next to the Los Lagos Golf Course in South San Jose Monday afternoon, a dispatcher said.

06/30/2014

An Oakland firefighter was critically injured when a truck he was driving overturned during a training drill on an Oakland International Airport tarmac. (CBS)

Oakland Firefighter Injured In Airport Training Drill Is Awake And Breathing On His Own

An Oakland firefighter who was critically injured when a truck he was driving overturned during a training drill at Oakland International Airport on Tuesday is awake and breathing on his own Wednesday.

06/25/2014

An Oakland firefighter was critically injured when a truck he was driving overturned during a training drill on an Oakland International Airport tarmac. (CBS)

Firefighter Critically Injured During Training Drill On Oakland Airport Tarmac

An Oakland firefighter was critically injured when a truck he was driving overturned during a training drill on an Oakland International Airport tarmac Tuesday, city officials said.

06/24/2014

SJFD crews on the scene of a firefight on Judith St.  (BCN)

Crews Kept Busy By Pair Of Overnight San Jose Fires, 11 Displaced

Firefighters responded to two separate two-alarm fires that started within minutes of each other in San Jose Wednesday morning.

06/04/2014

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Mayor Says Cash-Strapped San Jose Can Improve Fire Response By Downsizing Crews

Right now, San Jose Fire shows up with four people on each engine, and it doesn’t matter whether it’s a huge blaze or a minor medical call. But with a tight budget, Reed said it’s time to rethink four-man teams.

05/14/2014

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EX-SFPD Firefighter Peads Not Guilty To DUI Charges In On-Duty SoMa Crash

A former San Francisco firefighter pleaded not guilty this morning to DUI charges that came down from a grand jury indictment for a 2013 crash between his fire truck and a motorcycle.

05/08/2014

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