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.
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.
Three houses are burning in San Francisco’s Excelsior neighborhood Tuesday evening, a fire spokeswoman said.
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.
One person suffered minor burns and eight residents were displaced in a three-alarm apartment fire in Saratoga Sunday morning.
Hayward firefighters and the Oakland A’s have each donated $1,000 to help the Tennyson American Little League after a person stole the league’s safe with about $7,000 inside.
Firefighters have extinguished a one-alarm fire at a residence in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood Sunday afternoon, according to a fire dispatcher.
A casino bus caught fire on southbound U.S. Highway 101 in Menlo Park Thursday evening, according to Menlo Park Fire Protection District officials.
A car crashed into a home, severing a gas line in Hayward Thursday afternoon.
The roof of a garage collapsed in a two-alarm fire in San Jose Tuesday afternoon that displaced four people, a fire spokesman said.