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Smoke Advisory Issued To Bay Area Residents Over Air Quality Due To Wildfires

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued a smoke advisory to alert Bay Area residents to the potential for poor air quality due to Northern California wildfires through Monday.

09/07/2014

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El Cerrito On Track To Have Strictest Smoking Rules In California

El Cerrito is going from zero to 100 in a move that would ban smoking from most public, residential and commercial areas.

08/21/2014

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Fire Near Mt. Umunhum Seen Across Santa Clara Valley

Smoke from a trailer fire near Mount Umunhum just south of San Jose was widely seen across the area before fire crews put it out Monday morning.

08/18/2014

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Firefighters Knock Out Blaze At 2-Story Hayward Home

Hayward firefighters are responding Thursday morning to a house fire near Mt. Eden High School

08/14/2014

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Grass Fire Breaks Out In Brentwood Sending Large Column Of Smoke Above Area

Fire crews are fighting a small grass fire in a rural area of Brentwood Monday afternoon, according to an East Contra Costa Fire Protection District dispatcher.

07/21/2014

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Body Found In Bully Fire Burning In Shasta County

A body has been found in the area of the Bully Fire burning in Shasta County that has burned over 10,000-acres.

07/17/2014

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Firefighters Quickly Contain 2-Alarm Apartment Fire In Oakland, One Displaced

One person was displaced by a fire that broke out Tuesday morning at an apartment in Oakland’s Maxwell Park neighborhood, a fire dispatcher said.

07/15/2014

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Shasta County’s ‘Bully’ Fire Consumes Over 4,000 Acres Since It Began On Friday

Hot, windy weather conditions are causing problems for firefighters who are battling a large wildfire in Shasta County.

07/14/2014

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San Francisco Muni Castro Street Station Fills With Smoke, One Worker Injured

A faulty maintenance truck is blamed for filling a San Francisco transit station with smoke Monday morning.

06/30/2014

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No Injuries Reported After Smoky Fire At Stanford Linear Accelerator, Facility Shut Down

The linear accelerator at Stanford University’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in California was shut down Thursday and two research labs idled after a fire damaged electrical equipment that helps power the accelerator, a lab spokesman said.

06/26/2014

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