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Fire Truck Damaged On 9/11 On Display At Fort Knox

Mark Skipper examined the charred remains of the vehicle, cut a grin and expressed amazement that the crew lived through the terrorist attack…

09/10/2013

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Fresno Homeowner Who Shot Firefighter Won’t Face Charges

A homeowner who shot a firefighter in the leg Thursday won’t face any charges, according to police

09/06/2013

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Fresno Firefighter Shot By Homeowner While Responding To Call

A Fresno firefighter is expected to recover after he was shot in the leg while trying to help paramedics responding to a call of a person in distress.

09/05/2013

A San Francisco Fire Department fire engine. (CBS)

Questions Remain About Motorcycle Crash Involving San Francisco Firefighter

Investigators want to know where firefighter Michael Quinn went for 90 minutes after he collided with a motocyclist.

07/05/2013

Firefighters responded to a fire in an elevator shaft at a construction site in San Francisco. (CBS)

8 Hurt In Elevator Shaft Fire At SF General Hospital Construction Site

Seven construction workers and one firefighter suffered minor injuries after a fire broke out at a building under construction at San Francisco General Hospital Tuesday morning, a fire department spokeswoman said.

06/18/2013

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Benicia Fire Department Volunteer Arrested On Arson Charges

A volunteer with the Benicia Fire Department was arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of arson and attempted arson in connection with three fires that took place Friday night, police said Sunday.

05/06/2013

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Fireball Explosion During Petaluma Blaze Injures Firefighter

Thick black smoke was coming from the single-story home at 732 S. McDowell Blvd. when firefighters arrived at about 2 p.m., Petaluma fire Battalion Chief Jeff Holden said.

04/25/2013

A San Francisco Fire Department fire engine. (CBS)

Staffing Shortage In SF Fire Dept. Leads To 6-Figure Overtime Paychecks For Some

Some San Francisco firefighters are raking in six-figure overtime paychecks because of staffing shortages that have department managers scheduling numerous extra shifts.

04/25/2013

A pager of the type worn by a Berkeley firefighter when he was shot. (CBS)

Berkeley Firefighter Escapes Injury In Shooting After Bullet Hits Pager

The Berkeley Fire department is crediting a pager device with saving the life of a firefighter who was shot while responding to a medical call Monday morning.

04/15/2013

Sunnyvale Public Safety Officers act as police officers and firefighters. (Sunnyvale Public Safety Officers Association)

Cash-Strapped Cities Look To Sunnyvale For Cost-Saving Public Safety Model

The city of Sunnyvale’s unique cross-training program – where police, emergency medical personnel and firefighters are trained to perform many of the duties of their colleagues – may soon become a blueprint for towns across the country.

01/02/2013

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