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Oakland Fire Department

Keith Jones and Sons

Race Issues Raised When Oakland Firefighter, Kids Detained By Police Officer

A black Oakland firefighter has filed a complaint with the Oakland Police Department after he and his young kids were detained by a white police officer outside the station where the firefighter worked.


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2 Men Electrocuted On Oakland Street; 1 Dead, 1 Critically Injured

Police say a downed power line in Oakland electrocuted one man and critically injured a second.


Oakland Apartment Fire

Suspects Sought In Explosion, Fire At Oakland Apartment Building

Police are looking for two people in connection to a suspicious fire that caused an Oakland apartment building to fall off its foundation on Friday night.


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Woman Killed In Oakland House Fire

An elderly woman died in a one-alarm fire in Oakland Saturday morning.


15-year-old Hadari Askari (right) was fatally shot in Oakland on July 10, 2012. (CBS)

Teen Killed In Oakland Shooting Had Hopes Of Becoming Firefighter

An aspiring firefighter had his life cut short after being gunned down in East Oakland Tuesday night.


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Fire Closes CommonWealth Cafe On Oakland’s Telegraph Avenue

A single-alarm fire in the space between floors in a building on Telegraph Avenue shut down a cafe and displaced more than a dozen residents Sunday afternoon.


A three-alarm fire tears through a warehouse on Oakland's Auto Row.

Oakland To Start Rotating Fire Station Closures

The plan calls for two Oakland fire companies to be browned out in three day rotations.


Fire damage near the West Oakland BART Station (CBS)

Arson Confirmed In Oakland Fire That Shut Down Transbay BART Service

Federal authorities have confirmed that arson was to blame for a fire that shut down Bay Area Rapid Transit train service into and out of San Francisco earlier this month.


Firefighters at the scene of a one-alarm fire on Martin Luther King and 29th Ave. in Oakland, May 30, 2012. (CBS)

Stubborn Fire Destroys Vacant Oakland Victorian House

Oakland fire crews contained a one-alarm fire in a large Victorian building along Interstate 980 at 29th and Martin Luther King Way Wednesday morning.


Howard Jordan, Oakland Police

Oakland Police Interim Chief Jordan Staying Put; New Fire Chief Named

Oakland city officials Wednesday named interim police Chief Howard Jordan to head the Police Department on a permanent basis.




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