A homeowner who shot a firefighter in the leg Thursday won’t face any charges, according to police
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.
Investigators want to know where firefighter Michael Quinn went for 90 minutes after he collided with a motocyclist.
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.
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.
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.
Some San Francisco firefighters are raking in six-figure overtime paychecks because of staffing shortages that have department managers scheduling numerous extra shifts.
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.
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.
A South San Jose husband and wife were injured and displaced Friday morning when a two-alarm house fire destroyed their home, fire officials said.