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Contra Costa Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Hailed As Hero For Rescuing Teens From Bus Fire

A Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputy is being hailed as a hero for responding to a weekend bus fire on the side of the freeway in Walnut Creek that was far more dangerous than previously believed.

03/17/2015

A firefighter knocks down flames from the roof of a home in Sacramento, January 12, 2015. (CBS)

Firefighters Suffer Burns, Smoke Inhalation In Sacramento House Fire

A Sacramento Fire Department spokesman said two firefighters suffered burns and one suffered smoke inhalation and heat exhaustion. All three were hospitalized Monday.

01/12/2015

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Fire Injures 3, Destroys Mobile Homes In King City

Deputies Sunday morning helped evacuate several people from a fire that injured 3 people and damaged several mobile homes and a business in King City.

10/05/2014

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1 Hurt In Richmond Apartment Fire; Residents Displaced

One person was injured and more than a dozen were displaced in a fire at an apartment in Richmond on Saturday night.

09/28/2014

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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.

08/06/2014

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.

07/16/2013

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.

06/18/2013

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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.

09/19/2012

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.

06/21/2012

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.

04/06/2012

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