The roof of a strip mall collapsed prior to the containment of a four-alarm fire early Wednesday morning in Union City, according to an Alameda County fire official.
A police officer and three others were taken to a hospital late Monday night after suffering smoke inhalation during a two-alarm fire at a South San Francisco duplex, authorities said.
One firefighter was injured in a second-alarm fire at a taqueria in downtown San Leandro early Tuesday morning, according to an Alameda County fire chief.
Five days after Charles Dowd, a 69-year-old San Mateo man, went missing from an Amtrak train headed from the Bay Area to Chicago, family members continue to be hopeful that he will be found safe.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday presented San Francisco firefighter William Mulkeen with the Medal of Valor for his heroics on Jan. 1, 2011, saving an elderly couple from a fire in the city’s Chinatown neighborhood.
A firefighter was injured in a blaze that destroyed a vacant home in the Oakland hills early Monday morning, an Oakland fire battalion chief said.
Skyrocketing pension costs and slumping property tax revenues could send Contra Costa County firefighters to the ballot box to help keep their stations open.
Firefighters in Eastern Contra Costa County are expressing concern about the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. Specifically, they fear the closure of a number of the area’s fire stations on Sunday leaves the community particularly vulnerable during a dangerous time.
Two houses were damaged in a fire in Fremont early Monday morning. The cause is still under investigation.
A firefighter was injured in an apartment fire in West San Jose that displaced nearly 20 residents from their homes Thursday morning, according to San Jose fire officials.