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San Jose Fire Department

San Jose House Fire

2 Residents, 1 Firefighter Injured In San Jose House Fire

Two residents and a firefighter suffered minor injuries in a one-alarm fire Sunday morning that left a San Jose home uninhabitable.

06/15/2014

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Son Allegedly Sets San Jose House Ablaze After Argument With His Dad

San Jose fire and police responded to a small fire at a house in north San Jose Thursday afternoon that a resident said was set deliberately.

06/06/2014

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Mayor Says Cash-Strapped San Jose Can Improve Fire Response By Downsizing Crews

Right now, San Jose Fire shows up with four people on each engine, and it doesn’t matter whether it’s a huge blaze or a minor medical call. But with a tight budget, Reed said it’s time to rethink four-man teams.

05/14/2014

Zanker Road landfill (photo credit: Matt Bigler)

Limited Access To Water, High Winds Hampered San Jose Fire Crews At Landfill Fire

Fire officials are investigating the cause of three-alarm fire on Sunday that broke out at the Zanker Road Landfill where large amount of burning wood chips sent up plumes of brown and white smoke that could be seen for miles.

05/12/2014

San Jose Firefighters tweeted this pic of a four alarm fire at the former home of KNTV near a Caltrain station. (Source: San Jose Fire Dept.)

Cadaver Dogs Comb San Jose Fire Site In Arson Investigation

Arson investigators with specially trained dogs resumed the search Thursday for possible human remains in the debris of a burned-down building near downtown San Jose.

04/17/2014

Family Of Nine Escapes 2-Alarm Fire In San Jose (Matt Bigler/CBS)

Family Of 9 Escapes 2-Alarm Fire In San Jose

A two-alarm residential fire displaced a family of nine in San Jose early Tuesday morning, a fire captain said.

04/15/2014

San Jose Fire Department truck

SJFD Says Greener Fire Station Design Hampers San Jose Response Times

SAN JOSE (KPIX 5) — The sleek, new eco-friendly design of updated San Jose fire stations is making it more challenging for crews to meet their response time goals, according to fire officials. “They’re built […]

03/18/2014

San Jose firefighters say they removed the driver from this car from Santa Clara Ave, near the Shark Tank. (SJFD)

Storm’s Rising Waters Keeps San Jose Rescuers Busy

Friday morning’s storm kept San Jose firefighters and police busy as people, who found themselves trapped in rising waters, needed to be rescued.

02/28/2014

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Burning Briquettes Force Evacuation of San Jose Apartment Complex

An apartment complex in South San Jose was evacuated Thursday because of a hazardous materials incident.

02/27/2014

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Gas Leak At San Jose Apartment Complex Prompts Evacuations

The San Jose Fire Department and PG&E crews responded to a gas leak that prompted evacuations at an apartment complex, but the leak was quickly capped,

02/19/2014

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