Firefighters

(CBS SF)

3-Alarm Fire Near San Jose State Destroys Garage

San Jose fire crews are on the scene of a three-alarm structure fire on the 200 block of North 9th Street near San Jose State University.

03/02/2015

A Muni Metro train. (San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency)

Water Leak Causes Muni Delays In San Francisco

San Francisco firefighters responded to a water leak causing Muni delays in the area of San Jose Avenue and Randall Street Sunday morning, a fire dispatcher said.

03/01/2015

A firefighter uses a hose to douse the flames of the Rim Fire on August 24, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

1,200 Apply Early To Join Cal Fire Force For Upcoming Wildfire Season

While the calendar says February, Cal Fire is getting an early start on making sure it has enough staff to battle this year’s wildfires.

02/17/2015

(CBS SF)

Firefighters Dealing With Spike In Mud Rescues On Bay

Rescue teams on the peninsula are dealing with a spike in the number of people getting stuck on the Bay.

02/11/2015

(San Rafael Police)

Firefighters Extinguish Blaze At San Rafael Safeway Store

Firefighters extinguished a fire late Monday at a Safeway store in San Rafael, fire officials said Tuesday.

02/10/2015

Highway 1 at Devil's Slide as seen from Montara State Beach. (CBS)

Fire Crews Rappel Down Pacifica Cliff In Dark To Rescue Stranded Hiker

Fire crews repelled roughly 200 feet down a Pacifica cliff in the dark to rescue a stranded hiker Saturday evening.

02/08/2015

San Jose firefighters (Craig Rose/San Jose Fire Dept.)

Crews Contain 2-Alarm Fire At South San Jose Dental Office Building

Firefighters knocked down a two-alarm fire in South San Jose Sunday afternoon, a fire dispatcher said.

01/18/2015

Sebastian Johnson, a four-year-old boy rescued from a fall off of a cliff at Bodega Bay with two of the firefighters who rescued him, Lou Stoerzinger (left) and right Marco Barros (right). (Photo credit: Margie Shafer)

Boy Who Fell From Cliff At Bodega Bay Reunites With Rescuers

The four-year-old boy who fell off a 230-foot cliff at Bodega Bay while walking with his family in early November continues to recover, but had a heartwarming reunion with his rescuers at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland.

01/14/2015

A firefighter knocks down flames from the roof of a home in Sacramento, January 12, 2015. (CBS)

Firefighters Suffer Burns, Smoke Inhalation In Sacramento House Fire

A Sacramento Fire Department spokesman said two firefighters suffered burns and one suffered smoke inhalation and heat exhaustion. All three were hospitalized Monday.

01/12/2015

Firefighters remove a body from Lake Merced in San Francisco. (CBS)

Mystery Body Found Floating In San Francisco’s Lake Merced

Firefighters on a training exercise made a grim discovery in San Francisco at Lake Merced, Saturday afternoon.

01/10/2015

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