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Smoke Inhalation

(Photo courtesy of San Francisco Firefighters Local 798)

Fire At Former Renoir Hotel In San Francisco Causes $1.2M In Damage

A fire at a former hotel under renovation in San Francisco’s Mid-Market neighborhood Monday caused more than $1 million in damage.


Debris outside a home in San Jose after a fire raced through and killed dozens of cats. (CBS)

Nearly 100 Cats Perish, Owner Rescued In San Jose House Fire

The lone occupant of a single-family home in South San Jose was rescued following an early morning one-alarm fire at the residence, but most of the approximately 100 cats at her house perished in the blaze.


Firefighters responded to a fire in an elevator shaft at a construction site in San Francisco. (CBS)

8 Hurt In Elevator Shaft Fire At SF General Hospital Construction Site

Seven construction workers and one firefighter suffered minor injuries after a fire broke out at a building under construction at San Francisco General Hospital Tuesday morning, a fire department spokeswoman said.


San Jose Firefighters.

Firefighter Hurt In San Jose Apartment Fire

Two people, including a firefighter, suffered minor injuries in a two-alarm fire that damaged a four-unit apartment complex in San Jose Wednesday morning, a fire captain said.


A woman was killed in an early morning fire in a Berkeley apartment building.  Photo Courtesy: J. Keilou

Woman Killed In Berkeley House Fire

A woman was killed and two others were injured in a two-alarm fire at a multi-unit Berkeley residence early Thursday morning, fire officials said.


An Alameda County Sheriff's bus caught fire on 580 Friday (CBS)

Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputy Injured When Jail Bus Catches Fire

An Alameda County Sheriff’s deputy was hospitalized with smoke inhalation after a bus transporting prisoners from an Oakland courthouse caught fire on the freeway.



3 Hospitalized In SF Richmond District House Fire

Three people were taken to a hospital for evaluation Monday morning after a one-alarm fire filled a San Francisco apartment building with smoke, a fire department spokeswoman said.


Warehouse Fire Burns Near 580/24 In Oakland; 1 Hurt

A man was hospitalized with smoke inhalation after a warehouse went up in flames near Interstate 580 and Highway 24 in Oakland Thursday.


Firefighters at the scene of a fire at Brannan and 7th streets in San Francisco, March 30, 2011. (CBS)

San Francisco Firefighters Knock Down Two Early Morning Blazes

San Francisco firefighters battled two one-alarm fires that broke out in the city Wednesday morning.



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