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(credit: Hannah Albarazi/Bay City News)

Retail Store In SF’s Mission District Fire Had Previous ‘Overcrowding’ Warnings

A retail store in San Francisco’s Mission District that was destroyed in a five-alarm fire Thursday afternoon had previously been given a correction notice by the fire department for overcrowding of merchandise.

09/05/2014

(CBS SF)

Salvation Army Distributes Water, Snacks, Meals To Firefighters Working Huge SF Fire

The Salvation Army has deployed a Disaster Response Team and a mobile kitchen to assist fire crews at the scene of a five-alarm building fire that broke out this afternoon in San Francisco’s Mission District.

09/04/2014

(CBS SF)

Fire Burns Through Structures, Vegetation In Forrestville

Firefighters are responding to a fire burning through multiple structures and vegetation in Forestville Monday afternoon, according to the Forestville Fire Protection District.

09/01/2014

A brush fire burns in Vallejo. (CBS)

Grass Fire Burns Near Homes In Vallejo; Highway Connector Closed

A large grass fire was burning near homes and highways in Vallejo Wednesday afternoon.

08/27/2014

A shelter-in-place order was issued after a chemical HazMat situation in Hayward. (CBS)

Shelter-In-Place Order Lifted After Hayward Hazmat Situation At Chemical Company

A hazmat situation at a Hayward chemical company has ended after nearby residents and businesses were ordered to shelter in place within a one-mile radius.

08/26/2014

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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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