While the calendar says February, Cal Fire is getting an early start on making sure it has enough staff to battle this year’s wildfires.
Rescue teams on the peninsula are dealing with a spike in the number of people getting stuck on the Bay.
Firefighters extinguished a fire late Monday at a Safeway store in San Rafael, fire officials said Tuesday.
Fire crews repelled roughly 200 feet down a Pacifica cliff in the dark to rescue a stranded hiker Saturday evening.
Firefighters knocked down a two-alarm fire in South San Jose Sunday afternoon, a fire dispatcher said.
The four-year-old boy who fell off a 230-foot cliff at Bodega Bay while walking with his family in early November continues to recover, but had a heartwarming reunion with his rescuers at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland.
A Sacramento Fire Department spokesman said two firefighters suffered burns and one suffered smoke inhalation and heat exhaustion. All three were hospitalized Monday.
Firefighters on a training exercise made a grim discovery in San Francisco at Lake Merced, Saturday afternoon.
Police and fire crews were dealing with a rash of car fires in the South Bay since Monday night. Three of the vehicles were torched in the span of just one hour, in San Jose.
Sixteen California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection firefighters are on paid leave in an ongoing investigation that grew out of unfounded allegations of a sex tape.