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A San Francisco Fire Department fire engine. (CBS)

Firefighters Detain Carjacking Suspect After Smash-Ups Near SF City Hall

A fire engine crew detained a suspected carjacker who hit several vehicles while driving from Market Street to near City Hall in San Francisco this morning, a fire spokeswoman said.

07/30/2014

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5-Alarm Fire Spreads To Multiple Homes In San Jose

San Jose firefighters responded to a five-alarm fire that started at a house and spread to at least two neighboring residences Wednesday morning.

07/30/2014

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Thunderstorms Could Complicate Yosemite Fire Fight; Nearby Sand Fire 75% Contained

The fire danger is high Tuesday morning as crews battle two massive wildfires in Northern California.

07/29/2014

Smoke billows from the Sand Fire in the Sierra Nevada foothills.

Amateur’s Drone Almost Blocks Plane Fighting Sierra Foothills Fire

A private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flames from the air.

07/28/2014

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Fire Breaks Out At Coca-Cola Distribution Facility In Union City

Firefighters knocked down a one-alarm blaze at a Coca-Cola distribution facility in Union City Monday afternoon, fire officials said.

07/28/2014

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2 People Burned In Richmond Residential Complex Fire That Damaged 3 Units

Two people were sent to the hospital Sunday morning after a fire broke out in a residential complex in Richmond.

07/27/2014

Parkmerced Apartments in San Francisco. (Creative Commons)

Woman Killed In San Francisco High-Rise Fire Was Apparently Hoarder

A body was found in an apartment unit at a high-rise building near the San Francisco Golf Club Friday morning after a fire broke out in a cluttered apartment.

07/25/2014

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Grass Fire Breaks Out In Brentwood Sending Large Column Of Smoke Above Area

Fire crews are fighting a small grass fire in a rural area of Brentwood Monday afternoon, according to an East Contra Costa Fire Protection District dispatcher.

07/21/2014

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Firefighters Quickly Contain 2-Alarm Apartment Fire In Oakland, One Displaced

One person was displaced by a fire that broke out Tuesday morning at an apartment in Oakland’s Maxwell Park neighborhood, a fire dispatcher said.

07/15/2014

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Highway 12 In Fairfield Reopens After 4-Alarm Grass Fire Shuts Down Lanes

Both directions of state Highway 12 in Fairfield have reopened following a four-alarm grass fire Sunday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

07/13/2014

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