San Jose Fire Department
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.
The fire started on the third floor balcony at the InnVision Villa on 11th and E. San Antonio Streets—near San Jose State’s fraternity row at about 5:37 p.m. The flames quickly spread to the roof of the structure but all forty residents were evacuated safely.
A woman was killed in a three-alarm house fire in San Jose driven by heavy winds Monday night, a fire captain said.
San Jose firefighters extinguished a suspicious fire at a high school building Sunday afternoon, a fire captain said.
Police are investigating a marijuana grow that was discovered Wednesday by firefighters battling a two-alarm blaze that badly damaged a home in North San Jose, authorities said.
The fire on Higuera Road near Quail Canyon Road was reported around 3:20 p.m., Fire Captain Rob Brown said.
A one-alarm fire at a San Jose medical marijuana clinic Friday morning was being investigated as suspicious, a fire captain said.