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Brushfire Near Yosemite National Park Prompts 13,000 Evacuation Orders

Authorities have sent evacuation orders to some 13,000 phone numbers as a wildfire bears down on a foothill community near Yosemite National Park in Central California.

08/18/2014

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Firefighters Work To Put Out 2-Alarm Church Fire In San Francisco’s Mission District

Firefighters are working to put out a two-alarm fire at a church in San Francisco’s Mission District Thursday afternoon, fire officials said.

08/14/2014

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Firefighters Knock Out Blaze At 2-Story Hayward Home

Hayward firefighters are responding Thursday morning to a house fire near Mt. Eden High School

08/14/2014

(CBS SF)

Lodge Fire In Mendocino County Spreads To 8,700 Acres; Evacuations In Place

A wildfire burning for almost two weeks in Mendocino County is still just 35 percent contained.

08/11/2014

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Lightning Sparks 9 Wildfires Across California

Firefighters are working to put out nine wildfires that were sparked by lightning in the northeastern corner of California as a stubborn blaze to the west in Mendocino County continues to challenge crews.

08/10/2014

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Daly City House Fire Displaces 10 Residents

A house fire in Daly City displaced 10 residents Sunday afternoon, according to the North County Fire Authority.

08/10/2014

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Fire In San Jose Home’s Garage Injures 1 Person

A fire at a detached garage behind a home in San Jose has been extinguished Thursday morning after sending one person to a hospital.

08/07/2014

(CBS SF)

Wildfire Evacuation Advisory For Shasta County Town Lifted

A rural Northern California town that was under threat from a wildfire is in the clear for now.

08/07/2014

(Photo courtesy of San Francisco Firefighters Local 798)

Cal-OSHA To Investigate San Francisco’s Hotel Renoir Fire For Next 6 Months

Cal-OSHA is investigating Monday’s fire at the former Renoir Hotel in San Francisco that injured eight construction workers from smoke inhalation.

08/06/2014

Image from a firefighter's helmet cam shows Asiana Airlines Flight 214 burning following a crash landing at San Francisco International Airport, July 6, 2013. (San Francisco Fire Dept.)

Policy Banning San Francisco Firefighters From Wearing Helmet Cameras Under Review

Ever since footage emerged from a San Francisco firefighters’ helmet of a truck running over a Asiana Airlines crash victim in July 2013, firefighters on the department have been banned from wearing the cameras. That policy is now under review.

08/05/2014

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