Palo Alto Police, Firefighters Get Raises To Deal With High Housing PricesPalo Alto has taken the expensive step of offering raises to city workers, including police and firefighters, in an effort to help more employees live closer to where they work.
Teen Worker Rescued From Trench Outside Oakland HomeA worker was rescued from a trench outside an Oakland home Sunday afternoon.
Truly 'High' Tech San Francisco Skyscraper Can Fight Its Own FiresFires burning above seven floors cannot be reached with a ladder, so skyscrapers like S.F.'s Transamerica Pyramid have put in place their own internal firefighting technology.
1 Severely Burned, 11 Displaced In 2-Alarm Fire At San Jose Residential ComplexA two-alarm structure fire Saturday morning at a residential complex in San Jose sent one person to the hospital with burns and displaced 11 people.
3-Alarm Fire Burns Cliffside House In PacificaFirefighters knocked down a 3-alarm structure fire Friday afternoon on Palmetto Ave. in Pacifica.
Firefighters Extricate Passengers From 2 Cars After Oakland CrashOccupants of two vehicles were extricated by firefighters Sunday evening after the vehicles collided in Oakland, fire officials said.
Smoke Detector Credited With Saving Mother, 2 Children From San Pablo House FireA smoke detector saved a mother and her two children from a fire that displaced them from a home Sunday morning in San Pablo, a captain of the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District said.
Firefighters In Vallejo Put Out Kitchen FireFirefighters extinguished a kitchen fire in a Vallejo apartment Tuesday evening.
Barn, Vehicles Catch On Fire In VallejoFirefighters are responding to a barn fire in Vallejo Sunday afternoon.
Redwood City Firefighters Beat City's Response Time Goal Getting To Restaurant FireFirefighters response time Tuesday night to a fire at a Redwood City restaurant was quicker than the city’s goals, fire officials said.
SF Firefighters Shocked By Rooftop Solar Panels While Fighting House FireTwo firefighters were shocked, apparently by a rooftop solar panel, while trying to extinguish a one-alarm fire at a home in San Francisco’s Bayview District Wednesday afternoon, a fire department spokeswoman said.
Gun Goes Off Inside Home As Fire Crews Respond To Emergency Call In San MateoEveryone escaped injury when fire crews encountered a person with a gun during a medical emergency call Saturday morning in San Mateo, San Mateo fire officials said.