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San Jose Fire Department

San Jose Apartment Fire

3 Perish In San Jose Apartment Fire

A man, woman and child died in a 2-alarm fire at a multi-building apartment complex in the 3000 block of Bridgeport Court, San Jose Fire Capt. Mary Gutierrez said.



San Jose Condo Residents Displaced In 4-Alarm Fire

San Jose fire crews extinguished a four-alarm blaze that displaced 12 people Sunday morning.


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San Jose Fire Department Welcomes 33 New Recruits

The San Jose Fire Department welcomed 33 new recruits Friday, one of its largest recruitment classes ever.



San Jose Trash Can Arsonist Strikes Again

A serial arsonist plaguing a West San Jose neighborhood with trash bin fires since September apparently caused another dumpster fire on Thursday night, fire officials said.


San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Jose Mayor Accused Of Illegally Funneling Campaign Cash

Leaders of the police and fire unions have filed a complaint with the California Fair Political Practices Commission.


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Arsonist Suspected In San Jose Dumpster Fire

Yet another trash bin was set ablaze in West San Jose, just hours after firefighters canvassed the area Wednesday to identify a serial arsonist suspected of igniting several other trash bins and starting a couple of grass fires since September.


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Possible Serial Arsonist On The Loose In San Jose

San Jose authorities are seeking the public’s help in finding who started at least eight dumpster and vegetation fires in the last few weeks, including one that was started on Monday night.


A firefighter was injured during a fire at St. Patrick Proto-Cathedral Parish in San Jose on August 30, 2012. (Breena Kerr)

San Jose Firefighter Makes Progress Following Heart Attack

A veteran firefighter who has been in critical condition since he suffered a heart attack at the scene of a church fire in downtown San Jose on Thursday has regained consciousness.


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Vigil Planned For San Jose Fireman Who Had Heart Attack

Officials say a veteran San Jose firefighter who suffered a heart attack while battling a fire at a downtown cathedral last week remains in critical but stable condition.


Capt. Jose Martinez of the San Jose Fire Department (top left) died from Synovial Sarcoma, a rare form of cancer on August 10, 2012. He is survived by his wife Melissa and his three children. (Bay City News Service)

San Jose Fire Captain Dies From Rare Form Of Cancer At 41

A 41-year-old San Jose fire Captain died of a rare form of cancer on Friday after nearly 11 years with the department.