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San Jose Fire Department truck

SJFD Says Greener Fire Station Design Hampers San Jose Response Times

SAN JOSE (KPIX 5) — The sleek, new eco-friendly design of updated San Jose fire stations is making it more challenging for crews to meet their response time goals, according to fire officials. “They’re built […]

03/18/2014

Mario Enrique Cuestas (California Dept. of Justice)

San Jose Firefighter Accused Of Selling Meth, Sex Abuse Appears In Court

A 20-year veteran San Jose firefighter was arraigned Tuesday on three drug-related charges in Superior Court in San Jose after selling methamphetamine to an undercover officer at a restaurant last month, a prosecutor said.

02/19/2014

Mario Enrique Cuestas (California Dept. of Justice)

San Jose Fire Department Veteran Facing Child Sex, Drug Charges

A longtime member of the San Jose Fire Department was arrested at on the job Thursday for drug and sex crime charges.

02/14/2014

Damage left after a San Jose Apartment Fire (SJFD/BCN)

San Jose Fire Damages Several Apartment Units

San Jose fire responded to a structure fire at an apartment complex early this morning, a fire dispatcher said.

01/21/2014

SJFD

2 San Jose Homes Damaged By 2-Alarm Fire

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.

07/19/2013

Firefighters at the scene of a two-alarm house fire on the 4100 block of Ruby Avenue in San Jose Wednesday afternoon. (CBS)

Residents Escape Two-Alarm San Jose Fire

Firefighters were at the scene of a two-alarm house fire in San Jose Wednesday afternoon, a San Jose fire captain said.

04/17/2013

SJFD

Crews Battle Grass Fire In Hills Above San Jose

San Jose firefighters are responding to a two-acre grass fire in the foothills above the Santa Teresa Golf Club this morning, fire Capt. Mary Gutierrez said.

CBS San Francisco–07/21/2011

Flames erupt from the Kappa Sigma fraternity house in San Jose (CBS)

Investigators Rule Out Arson In SJSU Frat House Fire

Fire investigators ruled out arson as the cause of a blaze that destroyed a fraternity house near San Jose State University on Tuesday.

KPIX 5–06/22/2011

Flames erupt from the Kappa Sigma fraternity house in San Jose (CBS)

5-Alarm Fire Guts San Jose Fraternity House

A five-alarm fire destroyed a fraternity house near San Jose State University early Tuesday morning, displacing 28 people.

KPIX 5–06/21/2011

Caleb Colmenero seen after being freed by San Jose firefighters (CBS)

SJ Firefighters Saw Stuck Toddler Free From Pickup Truck

Caleb Colmenero got his hand stuck in the bed of his father’s pickup Tuesday. His dad tried using dish soap to free him, but ended up calling for backup.

KPIX 5–02/09/2011

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