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Oakland Fire Department

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.



2 Fires Break Out In Oakland Apartment Unit

Oakland fire officials are investigating why two fires broke out in the same apartment unit in less than four hours Friday, a fire spokesman said.


Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Audits Criticize Oakland’s Handling Of Emergency Service Taxes

Oakland has been improperly increasing parcel taxes for two emergency service programs for the past 10 years even though they have large unspent balances, City Auditor Courtney Ruby said.

CBS San Francisco–07/14/2011

An Oakland Fire Dept. engine at the scene of a building fire. (Oakland FD)

Oakland Firefighters Approve Concessions To Help Balance Budget

Oakland firefighters voted by a margin of more than two-to-one to take a pay cut and make other concessions, their union president said Friday.

CBS San Francisco–07/08/2011

Flames overtake a home on 23rd Avenue in Oakland. (CBS)

Fire At Oakland Victorian Displaces Two Families

Two families were displaced and a firefighter was injured during a house fire in Oakland Tuesday morning.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/21/2011

Firefighter Graphic

Oakland House Fire Sends One To Hospital

A one-alarm structure fire that burned one person and displaced six others from their home was under control within a half-hour late Saturday night, a dispatcher at the Oakland Fire Department said.

CBS San Francisco–05/08/2011

Building Fire

Oakland Firefighters Extinguish Apartment Fire

The Oakland Fire Department responded to a two-alarm structure fire at Martin Luther King Jr. Way and 32nd Street early Sunday morning.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/01/2011

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Search For Driver Who Struck And Killed Elderly Man In Oakland

Oakland police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who killed an elderly man crossing the street in a crosswalk.

CBS San Francisco–11/20/2010


Questions Linger About Oakland Fire Department’s Failed Backup Generator

A handful of PG&E customers started their Monday morning without power, after Sunday’s storm blew through the Bay Area, leaving some 15,000 without power.




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