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A resident had to be rescued from a balcony of a burning Alameda apartment. (CBS)

San Leandro Firefighters Knock Down 2-Alarm House Blaze

An early morning, two-alarm house fire is under investigation in San Leandro after firefighters knocked down the fire where no injuries were reported.

02/21/2014

Firefighters discovered a marijuana grow operation during a firefight in Pittsburg. (CBS)

Pot Grow Fires Too Dangerous For Contra Costa County Firefighters

Firefighters in Contra Costa County say illegal pot growing operations will be going up in smoke if the homes they are contained in catch fire.

02/20/2014

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Fremont Firefighters Investigate 2-Alarm Blaze As Suspicious

Firefighters are investigating a suspicious two-alarm fire that destroyed a vacant four-plex in Fremont early this morning, a deputy fire chief said.

02/19/2014

Smoke rises from a duplex on Fairway Dr, in San Leandro, where a fire displaced six people and killed a dog, February 14, 2014. (CBS)

6 Displaced, Dog Killed In San Leandro Fire

Six people were displaced in a one-alarm blaze at a two-story duplex in San Leandro Friday morning, an Alameda County fire spokeswoman said.

02/14/2014

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Dog Rescued From Burning Pacifica Home

Firefighters rescued a dog from a burning home in Pacifica Tuesday afternoon, North County fire officials said.

02/12/2014

Firefighters rescued two people from this car hanging off a cliff on the Southern San Mateo County coast. (Bay City News)

Firefighters Rescue 2 From Car Hanging Off San Mateo Coast Cliff

Firefighters used the Jaws of Life to rescue two people trapped in a car hanging over a coastal cliff in southern San Mateo County on Saturday night, a Cal Fire captain said.

02/11/2014

Firefighers on the roof of a residential fire in the Laurel Village area. (CBS)

SF Presidio Heights Fire Causes $750K In Damage

A two-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Presidio Heights neighborhood on Tuesday caused more than $750,000 in damage to two buildings, a fire department spokeswoman said Wednesday.

02/05/2014

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Man Saved From San Rafael Apartment Fire

Quick-acting firefighters in San Rafael were able to rescue a male from a burning apartment Wednesday evening, a fire chief said.

01/30/2014

Sketch of serial arsonist suspected in a string of fires in San Jose.

SJ Officials Say Sunday Morning Fires May Be Work Of Serial Arsonist

Firefighters in San Jose are investigating two suspicious fires Sunday morning and believe they may have been set by a serial arsonist that has set fire to numerous buildings in the downtown area.

01/12/2014

A massive warehouse fire burns in San Jose. (CBS)

Warehouse Inferno Knocked Down Near Highway 101 In San Jose

Firefighters have gained the upper hand on a dramatic five-alarm fire that is burning at a warehouse in San Jose Thursday morning, a fire captain said.

01/09/2014

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