File photo of elevators (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Woman Pulled From Belmont Elevator After Brief Freefall

A woman had to be extricated from an elevator at a Belmont senior living facility after it failed Tuesday afternoon, sending the woman into a brief free-fall, police said.


A car burns near the intersection of Folsom and 12th streets in San Francisco, November 21, 2011. (CBS)

Good Samaritans Rescue Driver From Burning SF Wreck

A trapped, unconscious San Francisco driver was rescued from a burning car in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood early Monday morning.


Firefighter Graphic

Hercules Woman Rescued From House Fire

A Hercules woman was airlifted to a hospital after firefighters rescued her from a blaze in her home early Saturday morning, a fire dispatcher said.



Father, 2 Kids Rescued From San Francisco Bay After Boat Capsizes

A father and his two children have been rescued after their boat capsized in San Francisco Bay.

CBS San Francisco–06/19/2011


Woman In Burning San Jose Home Awoken By Pet Cat

A cat may have saved its owner’s life Wednesday by waking her up to alert her that the house was on fire, a San Jose fire captain said.

CBS San Francisco–04/20/2011

Cow Rescue

Pregnant Cow Rescued From Castro Valley Well

A pregnant cow that got stuck in a well in Castro Valley Thursday morning has been rescued, an Alameda County fire spokeswoman said.

CBS San Francisco–12/30/2010

Debra Collins spent six days stranded in the Santa Cruz Mountains before hikers found her.

Stranded Hiker Recounts 6 Nights Stranded In Santa Cruz Mountains

A hiker who was stranded in the Santa Cruz Mountains for six days has said she went in and out of consciousness and tried to conserve her energy as she waited to be rescued.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/08/2010

Water flows toward the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge from San Pablo Bay (CBS)

Boat Washes Up In SF After Man Rescued Near Richmond-San Rafael Bridge

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a man from the water near the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge late Wednesday morning after he apparently fell off his boat, Coast Guard Petty Officer Laura Alcon said.

CBS San Francisco–10/06/2010



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