San Jose Fire Department

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San Jose Firefighters Knock Down Overnight Fires In The Former ‘Jungle’ Homeless Encampment

San Jose firefighters knocked down a large trash fire Tuesday morning in the former homeless encampment known as “The Jungle.” It was second overnight fire, officials said.

12/09/2014

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Firefighters Knock Down 2-Alarm Blaze At San Jose Apartment

San Jose fire crews responded to a report of a fire in the 4600 block of Hamilton Ave. at Atherton Ave. around 2:15 p.m.

11/23/2014

Firefighters work to extract a victim of a crash on southbound U.S. Highway 101 near McKee Road in San Jose, November 13, 2014. (San Jose Fire Dept.)

Big Rig Flips Over On Highway 101 In San Jose; Traffic Snarled

A crash involving an overturned big rig blocked several lanes of U.S. 101 in San Jose Thursday.

11/13/2014

San Jose firefighters (Craig Rose/San Jose Fire Dept.)

San Jose Firefighters Battle 2 Simultaneous Friday-Night Blazes

The San Jose Fire Department responded simultaneously to a fire at a grocery store and another at a home late Friday night.

10/04/2014

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San Jose Fire Department Under Pressure To Improve Emergency Response Times, Gets Better

New data reveals the San Jose Fire Department is arriving on the scene of emergency calls within eight minutes, close to 90 percent of the time—an improvement over the end of last year.

10/02/2014

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2-Alarm Fire At San Jose Pallet Yard Considered Suspicious

Firefighters responded to a 2-alarm blaze at a lumber mill in San Jose Tuesday morning, fire officials said.

09/16/2014

5-Alarm Fire in San Jose

1 Critically Hurt In 5-Alarm Warehouse Fire In San Jose

One person was critically injured and several buildings were damaged in a five-alarm fire burning in San Jose near Spartan Stadium Saturday morning.

07/26/2014

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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

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