Crews put out a fire that burned an outbuilding and some vegetation in Orinda on Monday and threatened to spread to a nearby home, Moraga-Orinda fire district officials said Tuesday.
A San Francisco Fire Department spokeswoman said officials plan to review a policy that prohibits fire fighters from recording emergency scenes without advance approval from the city’s fire chief.
A four-alarm fire destroyed a shop, a garage and a granny unit on a residential property just east of Vacaville Monday morning, a deputy fire chief said.
Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire at the site of a marijuana grow operation at a residence in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley early Tuesday morning, according to a fire dispatcher.
San Francisco’s new $7.9 billion budget sets aside funding to hire 300 more police officers and another 120 firefighters over the next two years.
The San Francisco Fire Department responded to a single-alarm fire in the city’s Ingleside Heights neighborhood Friday afternoon, according to a fire department official.
The lone occupant of a single-family home in South San Jose was rescued following an early morning one-alarm fire at the residence, but most of the approximately 100 cats at her house perished in the blaze.
Firefighters in San Mateo were able to douse a three-alarm blaze of a structure early Monday morning, San Mateo County fire officials said.
One person remained unaccounted for following a six-alarm apartment building fire in Redwood City that injured 21 people Sunday morning, according to a fire official.
After extinguishing the fire within about 15 minutes, crews found the man and woman inside the garage. Life-saving procedures were unsuccessful and both victims, believed to be in their 50s, were pronounced dead at the scene.