San Jose Fire Department

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

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

Mario Enrique Cuestas (California Dept. of Justice)

San Jose Firefighter Accused Of Selling Meth, Sex Abuse Appears In Court

A 20-year veteran San Jose firefighter was arraigned Tuesday on three drug-related charges in Superior Court in San Jose after selling methamphetamine to an undercover officer at a restaurant last month, a prosecutor said.

02/19/2014

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

15 Displaced, Dog Dies In San Jose House Fire

Firefighters controlled a two-alarm fire in a San Jose house Monday evening that displaced 15 people.

02/17/2014

Mario Enrique Cuestas (California Dept. of Justice)

San Jose Fire Department Veteran Facing Child Sex, Drug Charges

A longtime member of the San Jose Fire Department was arrested at on the job Thursday for drug and sex crime charges.

02/14/2014

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