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Grass Fire

Wildfire Consumes Over 80 Acres Near San Jose

A wildfire near San Jose Sunday afternoon has so far consumed roughly 81 acres of vegetation and was still burning Sunday evening, a Cal Fire official said.

06/28/2015

Flames scorched a hillside just outside Antioch in the area of Contra Loma Regional Park and Black Diamond Mines Regional Park, June 24, 2015. (CBS)

Hikers Brought To Safety As Growing Antioch Area Wildfire Burns

Two hikers were brought to safety as a growing wildfire in Contra Costa County burned out of control Wednesday.

06/24/2015

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San Jose Firefighters Work To Put Out 2-Alarm Fire

Firefighters are working to extinguish a two-alarm fire Sunday evening in San Jose, according to the San Jose Fire Department.

06/21/2015

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Firefighters Put Out 1-Alarm Blaze At San Francisco Union Street Jewelry Shop

Firefighters put out a one-alarm fire at Union Street Goldsmith jewelry shop in San Francisco’s Marina District early Monday morning.

06/08/2015

2-alarm house fire in Monte Sereno. (CBS SF)

5 People Escape From House Fire In Monte Sereno

Five people escaped from a 2-alarm house fire in Monte Sereno Tuesday morning but their cat remains missing.

06/02/2015

2-Alarm Apartment Fire

12 People Displaced In San Jose 2-Alarm Apartment Fire

A two-alarm residential fire in San Jose Sunday morning displaced 12 people and caused up to $150,000 in damage.

05/24/2015

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San Jose Firefighters Contain 2-Alarm Grass Fire Near Funeral Home

Firefighters have contained a two-alarm grass fire that consumed between 5 and 7 acres of vegetation Sunday evening in San Jose, a fire captain said.

05/17/2015

Fire danger warnings left for residents in Contra Costa County. (CBS)

Fire Official: Let Lawns Die But Water Trees During Drought

Warning letters have gone out to residents in Contra Costa County with a vegetation abatement deadline of May 31st as the fire season approaches, but firefighters say it’s the drought that will make their job even tougher this year.

05/04/2015

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3 Houses Burned In San Francisco Excelsior District Fire

Three houses are burning in San Francisco’s Excelsior neighborhood Tuesday evening, a fire spokeswoman said.

04/28/2015

Firefighters using water hoses to honor outgoing police chief, April 17th, 2015 (Photo by Berkeleyside / Michael Roberts)

Berkeley Firefighters Spray 100-Foot Geysers Of Water Over Street Despite Drought Water Restrictions

As Berkeley residents are asked to keep buckets in their showers to reclaim grey water, Berkeley firefighters seem to be sending another message with 100-foot high geysers of water in a farewell salute to outgoing police chief Capt. Erik Upson.

04/21/2015

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