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Mission District Fire

1 Dead, 6 Hurt, Dozens Displaced In 4-Alarm Fire At Apartment Complex In SF’s Mission District

San Francisco firefighters battled a four-alarm fire at an apartment complex in the Mission District Wednesday evening that took almost eight hours to contain leaving one man dead and six others injured, including one firefighter.

01/28/2015

San Jose firefighters (Craig Rose/San Jose Fire Dept.)

22 New San Jose Firefighters Graduate, But How Long Will They Stay On The Job?

22 new firefighters will be added to the San Jose Fire Department on Tuesday. The good news is that the new recruits are sorely needed on the short-staffed department, but it’s uncertain how long they’ll stick around.

01/20/2015

(CBS SF)

3-Alarm Fire Collapses Roof Of Abandoned Warehouse In San Jose

Firefighters knocked out a three-alarm structure fire in San Jose Wednesday morning.

01/14/2015

A trap rigged at an abandoned San Jose homeless encampment. (San Jose Police Dept.)

Firefighter Falls Into ‘Booby-Trap’ Rigged With Sharpened Sticks At San Jose Homeless Encampment

A firefighter narrowly escaped a serious injury Sunday when he fell in a pit rigged with sharpened tree branches at an abandoned San Jose homeless encampment over the weekend.

01/13/2015

Santa Cruz fire

2 Dogs, 2 Rabbits Killed In Fremont House Fire

A woman managed to escape her burning Fremont home through her bedroom window this morning but two of her dogs and two rabbits died and her cat remains missing.

12/01/2014

(CBS SF)

Firefighters Rescue Family From Roof Of Burning Home In Milpitas; Dog Dies

Milpitas firefighters rescued a family of four from the roof of their burning home early Friday morning.

10/24/2014

Retired U.S. Navy Pilot Craig Hunt was killed while piloting an air tanker in a firefight in Yosemite National Park. (Source: Sarah Hunt-Lauterbach)

Memorial Service For Air Tanker Pilot Who Died Fighting Yosemite Fire To Be Held Tuesday

A memorial service for the air tanker pilot who died battling a wildfire in Yosemite last week will be held Tuesday in San Jose, Cal Fire officials said.

10/18/2014

Retired U.S. Navy Pilot Craig Hunt was killed while piloting an air tanker in a firefight in Yosemite National Park. (Source: Sarah Hunt-Lauterbach)

NTSB’s Preliminary Findings: Air Tanker Hit Tree With Wing Fighting Dog Rock Fire Before Deadly Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) say they think a Cal Fire air tanker that crashed while fighting a fire in Yosemite last week may have struck a tree with its wing according to preliminary findings.

10/15/2014

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

Firefighter Injured In Garage Fire In San Francisco’s Outer Mission

A garage fire at a two-story house in San Francisco’s Outer Mission neighborhood Wednesday afternoon displaced four people and left a firefighter injured, a fire department spokeswoman said.

09/24/2014

(CBS SF)

Crews Control 2-Alarm Fire At Twin Peaks Apartment In San Francisco

Fire crews knocked down a two-alarm fire at a Twin Peaks apartment building in San Francisco Friday morning.

09/05/2014

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