Chief Charles Hanley of the Rodeo-Hercules Fire District made about $177,000 a year in salary. But including retirement benefits, his total compensation comes out to roughly $380,000.
A pet rat survived a two-alarm fire in Antioch at a home where the roof collapsed early Sunday morning.
BART is trying to figure out what caused one of its trains to catch fire in Hayward Sunday morning.
A woman suffered minor burns in a one-alarm apartment fire in Pleasant Hill Sunday afternoon, a fire official said.
The San Jose Fire Department responded simultaneously to a fire at a grocery store and another at a home late Friday night.
Office workers, pedestrians and drivers witnessed a nail-biting drama high above the ground at 11th and Broadway in Oakland, Thursday, when a couple of window-washers became stranded on a platform hundreds of feet in the air.
The San Francisco Fire Chiefs Association has joined rank and file groups in calling for the removal of Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White and now they’re pressuring Mayor Ed Lee to react.
Two people arrested for allegedly setting a series of fires throughout Alameda early Sunday morning have been identified as 27-year-old Stephen Petersen and 22-year-old Andrew Gutierrez.
One person was injured and more than a dozen were displaced in a fire at an apartment in Richmond on Saturday night.
Two people suspected of setting a series of fires throughout Alameda overnight have been arrested, public safety officials said Sunday morning.