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A 2-alarm fire in San Francisco. (CBS)

Firefighters Respond To 2-Alarm Blaze In San Francisco

San Francisco firefighters responded Monday evening to a two-alarm fire in Cole Valley.

08/31/2015

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Collision Reported Between Amtrak Train, Vehicle In Pittsburg

Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters are responding to a reported collision this evening in Pittsburg involving an Amtrak train and a vehicle.

08/31/2015

Poison Oak

Nearly 200 Firefighters Treated For Poison Oak While Battling Wildfire Near San Luis Obispo

Nearly 200 firefighters battling a blaze on California’s Central Coast had to be treated for poison oak.

08/25/2015

brush fire, grass fire, vegetation fire, contra costa county

Firefighters Battling Vegetation Fire In Walnut Creek

Firefighters are battling a three-acre vegetation fire Tuesday afternoon in Walnut Creek near the Lime Ridge Open Space, a Cal Fire spokesman said.

08/25/2015

Alameda Shop Fire

Bait Shop And Apartments In Alameda Burned In Friday-Morning Fire

A multi-alarm fire in Alameda burned a bait shop and some upstairs apartments, a property manager of an apartment building across the street said.

08/21/2015

Grass Fire

2-Alarm Fire Burning 2 Structures Near Mount Madonna County Park

A two-alarm fire is burning at two structures near Mount Madonna County Park in Santa Clara County Monday afternoon, fire officials said.

08/17/2015

CLEARLAKE, CA - AUGUST 4:  Firefighters prepare for another day of battling the Rocky fire along Highway 20 in Lake County on August 4, 2015. (Photo by Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

Weary Crews Gain Ground Against Rocky Fire, Now 40% Contained

Backed by important firefighting resources, crews are gaining ground against the massive Rocky Fire that has destroyed numerous buildings and driven thousands of people from their homes, officials said.

08/06/2015

Rocky Fire August 3, 2015 in Clearlake, California. (Getty Images)

13 Photos Show Rocky Fire’s Terrifying Fast-Spreading Rage

The Rocky Fire tripled in size over the weekend to 60,000 acres, generating its own winds that spread the flames at an unprecedented rate.

08/03/2015

Police Investigation

Dead Body Found In Backseat Of Burning Car In Richmond

Firefighters found a dead body in the backseat of a car on fire Thursday afternoon in Richmond, a police sergeant said.

07/30/2015

Wragg fire (CBS SF)

National Guard Sending Helicopter Fleet To Aid Firefighters Battling 14 Northern California Wildfires

The California National Guard is sending in a fleet of helicopters to back up firefighters battling flames raging across the northern half of the state.

07/30/2015

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