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Shopping carts sit in the parking lot of a Target store. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Petaluma Target Store Evacuated After Sulfur Smell Emanates From Busted Sewer Drain

Employees were evacuated from a Target store in Petaluma Wednesday morning because of a sulfur-type odor, a fire captain said.

09/17/2014

(CBS SF)

Bay Area Fire Crews Sent To Battle King Fire Near Lake Tahoe

As part of statewide mutual aid, the Santa Clara County Fire Department has sent a strike team, to El Dorado County’s King Fire, one of the largest wildfires burning in California.

09/17/2014

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Woman Dies In 2-Alarm Santa Rosa House Fire

The Santa Rosa Fire Department reports it is investigating a two-alarm fire that killed a woman in her home on Saturday night.

09/14/2014

(credit: Hannah Albarazi/Bay City News)

Retail Store In SF’s Mission District Fire Had Previous ‘Overcrowding’ Warnings

A retail store in San Francisco’s Mission District that was destroyed in a five-alarm fire Thursday afternoon had previously been given a correction notice by the fire department for overcrowding of merchandise.

09/05/2014

(CBS SF)

Salvation Army Distributes Water, Snacks, Meals To Firefighters Working Huge SF Fire

The Salvation Army has deployed a Disaster Response Team and a mobile kitchen to assist fire crews at the scene of a five-alarm building fire that broke out this afternoon in San Francisco’s Mission District.

09/04/2014

(CBS SF)

Fire Burns Through Structures, Vegetation In Forrestville

Firefighters are responding to a fire burning through multiple structures and vegetation in Forestville Monday afternoon, according to the Forestville Fire Protection District.

09/01/2014

A brush fire burns in Vallejo. (CBS)

Grass Fire Burns Near Homes In Vallejo; Highway Connector Closed

A large grass fire was burning near homes and highways in Vallejo Wednesday afternoon.

08/27/2014

A shelter-in-place order was issued after a chemical HazMat situation in Hayward. (CBS)

Shelter-In-Place Order Lifted After Hayward Hazmat Situation At Chemical Company

A hazmat situation at a Hayward chemical company has ended after nearby residents and businesses were ordered to shelter in place within a one-mile radius.

08/26/2014

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Brushfire Near Yosemite National Park Prompts 13,000 Evacuation Orders

Authorities have sent evacuation orders to some 13,000 phone numbers as a wildfire bears down on a foothill community near Yosemite National Park in Central California.

08/18/2014

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Firefighters Work To Put Out 2-Alarm Church Fire In San Francisco’s Mission District

Firefighters are working to put out a two-alarm fire at a church in San Francisco’s Mission District Thursday afternoon, fire officials said.

08/14/2014

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