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San Jose Firefighters.  (CBS)

Ammunition Burns In 2-Alarm San Jose Fire; 2 Hurt

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.


Union City Firefighters. (CBS)

Firefighter Hurt Battling Union City 4-Alarm Strip-Mall Fire

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.


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Police Officer, 3 Others Hurt In South San Francisco Fire

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.


San Leandro firefighters at a taqueria fire.

Firefighter Hurt In San Leandro Taqueria Fire

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.


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Family Searching For Former SF Firefighter After Disappearance On Amtrak

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.


William Mulkeen is interviewed after being awarded the Medal of Valor (CBS)

Gov. Brown Honors San Francisco Firefighter With Medal Of Valor

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 puts out hotspots on the roof of a home damaged by fire in the Oakland Hills, August 20, 2012. (CBS)

Firefighter Hurt In Oakland Hills House Fire

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.


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Cash-Strapped CoCo County Fire Departments Weigh Ballot Options, Station Closures

Skyrocketing pension costs and slumping property tax revenues could send Contra Costa County firefighters to the ballot box to help keep their stations open.


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Station Closures, Holiday Fireworks Spark Concerns For E. Bay Firefighters

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.


Smoke billows from the roof of a home on fire in Fremont.

Early Morning Fire Damages 2 Homes In Fremont

Two houses were damaged in a fire in Fremont early Monday morning. The cause is still under investigation.





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