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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

Saratoga Apartment Fire

8 Displaced, 1 Injured In 3-Alarm Saratoga Apartment Fire

One person suffered minor burns and eight residents were displaced in a three-alarm apartment fire in Saratoga Sunday morning.

04/19/2015

Members of the Tennyson American Little League in Hayward. (CBS)

Oakland A’s, Hayward Firefighters Help Little League Team Recover From Burglary

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.

04/17/2015

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Pacific Heights Home Damaged In San Francisco Fire

Firefighters have extinguished a one-alarm fire at a residence in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood Sunday afternoon, according to a fire dispatcher.

03/29/2015

Firefighters on the scene of a bus fire on Highway 101 in Menlo Park on March 26, 2015. (Bay City News Service)

Casino Bus Fire On Highway 101 In Menlo Park Snarls Traffic For Hours

A casino bus caught fire on southbound U.S. Highway 101 in Menlo Park Thursday evening, according to Menlo Park Fire Protection District officials.

03/26/2015

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Car Crashes Into Hayward Home, Severing Gas Line

A car crashed into a home, severing a gas line in Hayward Thursday afternoon.

03/26/2015

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Fighting Pit Bull Killed By Cops When Fire Crews Can’t Get To Burning San Jose Home

The roof of a garage collapsed in a two-alarm fire in San Jose Tuesday afternoon that displaced four people, a fire spokesman said.

03/24/2015

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