San Jose Fire Department
At least two people were injured Thursday when a truck and a sedan collided on Highway 85, sending one of the vehicles over the guardrail onto the surface street below, authorities officials said.
Multiple calls reported two homes on fire, Van Elgort said, and immediately after arriving firefighters called for a second alarm response and 30 minutes after that a third alarm.
Two businesses were damaged by a two-alarm fire at an industrial park in San Jose overnight, according to the San Jose Fire Department.
A proposal by a San Jose city councilman to freeze firefighter hiring until the firefighter union accepts a reduced pension benefit has sent shock waves though the fire department and drawn the ire of its outgoing chief.
One person was injured and a family was displaced from a one-alarm blaze Sunday morning in San Jose.
San Jose’s fire department announced the appointment of 27-year-veteran Ruben Torres as the acting fire chief after the departure of the former chief to Las Vegas.
A car crash in South San Jose on Monday morning left a passenger dead while the driver was arrested, authorities said.
Fire Chief William McDonald announced on Thursday that he will leave San Jose after three years of service, amid a contentious relationship with City Hall and layoffs, to become the chief in Las Vegas.
The San Jose Fire Department is planning on holding a recruitment class early next year, a significant event as it will be the first one held in the city in five years.
Firefighters contained a fire in heavy brush near Coyote Creek Thursday afternoon, a fire captain said.