San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District

The PulsePoint app as viewed on an iPhone. CPR (CBS)

East Bay Firefighters’ Life-Saving Smartphone App Works As Designed When Man Needed CPR

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.


Alexa Hile Lewis. (San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District)

San Ramon Girl To Be Honored For Helping Ill Mom, Calling 911

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.


The scene of a San Ramon fire on Countrybrook Loop (CBS)

2-Alarm Fire Rips Through San Ramon Apartment Building

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 truck at Station 84. (Contra Costa County Fire Protection District)

Alamo Homeowner Leads Fight Against New Fire Station

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.


CPR app, fire department

CPR Smart Phone App Unveiled In San Francisco

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.


Apple iPhone 3GS

East Bay Fire Officials Unveil iPhone App That Can Save Lives

A groundbreaking iPhone app is aimed at saving lives in the East Bay.