Firefighters were battling a 3-alarm house fire near the San Francisquito Creek in East Palo Alto Friday morning, a fire dispatcher said.
A wildfire burning in Mount Diablo State Park grew to six square miles Monday, more than doubling in size over the 24-hour period since it broke out, forcing more people to leave their homes and leading to a smoke advisory for area residents.
An acid leak early Sunday morning led to the temporary closure of a gym in Rohnert Park, police said.
he California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says the fire started Sunday afternoon on the edge of Mount Diablo State Park.
San Francisco firefighters who have spent the past nine days battling the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park are heading back to the Bay Area, fire officials said Friday.
Crews put out a fire that burned an outbuilding and some vegetation in Orinda on Monday and threatened to spread to a nearby home, Moraga-Orinda fire district officials said Tuesday.
A San Francisco Fire Department spokeswoman said officials plan to review a policy that prohibits fire fighters from recording emergency scenes without advance approval from the city’s fire chief.
A four-alarm fire destroyed a shop, a garage and a granny unit on a residential property just east of Vacaville Monday morning, a deputy fire chief said.
Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire at the site of a marijuana grow operation at a residence in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley early Tuesday morning, according to a fire dispatcher.
San Francisco’s new $7.9 billion budget sets aside funding to hire 300 more police officers and another 120 firefighters over the next two years.