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.
A Sacramento Fire Department spokesman said two firefighters suffered burns and one suffered smoke inhalation and heat exhaustion. All three were hospitalized Monday.
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.
One person was injured and more than a dozen were displaced in a fire at an apartment in Richmond on Saturday night.
A fire at a former hotel under renovation in San Francisco’s Mid-Market neighborhood Monday caused more than $1 million in damage.
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.
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.
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 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 deputy was hospitalized with smoke inhalation after a bus transporting prisoners from an Oakland courthouse caught fire on the freeway.