San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District
A smartphone app pioneered by an East Bay fire department is being credited with saving a life by alerting an off-duty firefighter of someone nearby who needed cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.
A fourth grader from the East Bay will be honored for her heroism this week after calling 911 and helping her mother when she suddenly became ill.
A two-alarm fire at an apartment building in San Ramon caused injuries to at least one person Friday afternoon, according to fire officials.
Fire stations are welcomed in most communities because they represent protection and safety. In the Contra Costa County town of Alamo, at least one resident is trying to prevent a new station from being built.
San Francisco officials were set to announce a smartphone application that would send alerts to people trained in CPR so they could respond to nearby cardiac emergencies.
A groundbreaking iPhone app is aimed at saving lives in the East Bay.