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Smoke rises from the Butts Fire in Napa County. (KPIX)

Cooler Weather, Calm Winds Good News For Firefighters Battling Huge Napa Blaze

A battle to extinguish a wildfire consuming thousands of acres in Northern Napa County is being aided by mild weather.

07/01/2014

Smoke billows from a grass fire in the Santa Teresa Hills of South San Jose.

Grass Fire In South San Jose Scorches 125 Acres, 2 Firefighters Injured

Two firefighters were taken to a hospital with heat injuries Monday in a 125-acre vegetation fire southeast of San Jose that stood at about 50 percent contained by late afternoon, a fire official said.

06/30/2014

Belmont firefighters rescued a fawn on Thursday in San Carlos that was trapped in a home's backyard

Firefighters Free Fawn Trapped In San Carlos Backyard

Belmont firefighters rescued a fawn on Thursday in San Carlos that was trapped in a home’s backyard, Belmont city officials said.

06/27/2014

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1 Killed, 1 Hospitalized In Union City House Fire

One person has been killed and another was hospitalized after a house fire in Union City Tuesday afternoon, an Alameda County fire spokeswoman said.

06/24/2014

A 2-alarm fire damaged a vacant building in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Failing To Collect Nearly $1M In Fines From Homeowners For Fire Hazards

A new grand jury report blames Oakland fire inspectors for failing to collect nearly a million dollars in fire hazard fines from homeowners during what could be one of the worst fire seasons in years.

06/23/2014

Plane Crash Scene

Pilot Killed In Livermore Plane Crash Was Air Force Veteran

A 63-year-old military veteran was killed in a plane crash near Livermore on Saturday afternoon, according to the Alameda County coroner’s bureau.

06/23/2014

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Firefighters Contain Orinda House Blaze, 3 Residents Displaced

Firefighters are battling the blaze defensively because the house’s structure partially collapsed.

06/23/2014

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Fire Damages San Anselmo Home’s Garage, Briefly Shuts Roadway

A small fire damaged a home’s garage and briefly shut down a roadway in San Anselmo Sunday morning, according to a fire battalion chief.

06/22/2014

Sunnyvale fire engulfs 2 homes. 2 alarm fire

3-Alarm Fire Burns 2 Sunnyvale Homes, Including Home Daycare Center

Fire crews in Sunnyvale have extinguished a 3-alarm fire that tore through two homes Wednesday morning, one of them a home daycare center.

06/18/2014

San Francisco Outer Mission Fire Red Cross Displaces Family

2-Alarm Fire In San Francisco’s Outer Mission District Displaces Three Families

A two-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Outer Mission District pushed six adults, one child and pets out of their San Francisco Outer Mission District home early Monday morning.

06/16/2014

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