Petaluma Fire Department
A former female firefighter has filed a discrimination and harassment suit against the Petaluma Fire Department.
Petaluma’s sole female firefighter turned in her resignation this week amid allegations that she was sexually harassed and that her living conditions in the fire house lacked adequate privacy, according to anonymous sources familiar with the department.
Sonoma County’s fire prevention officers are warning residents about the illegal use of sky lanterns that have started a number of vegetation fires.
Point Reyes-Petaluma Road in Marin County reopened around 10 p.m. after crews mopped up a waste cooking oil spill from Friday afternoon.
Firefighters in Petaluma were able to knock down a blaze at a home that displaced five Sunday morning.
A Petaluma man was arrested Sunday morning on suspicion of setting a woman’s car on fire in connection with a domestic violence case, according to police.
The body of a 91-year-old woman was found in a structure fire at a mobile home park in Petaluma Thursday afternoon
Crews arriving on the scene Sunday evening saw heavy fire coming from the garage. All of the home’s occupants exited safely and were uninjured.
Fifteen of 19 defendants in a federal indictment charging gang-related crimes were arraigned Friday in U.S. District Court in San Francisco on racketeering, conspiracy, murder and other charges.
Three U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were injured Thursday by gunfire while executing high-risk federal warrants in Petaluma, part of a gang sweep throughout the Bay Area connected to a 2010 triple homicide in South San Francisco.