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Firefighters Battle 2-Alarm East Oakland House Fire

Firefighters were battling a two-alarm blaze at a home in East Oakland Friday morning, a fire dispatcher said.

12/13/2013

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6th Straight Bay Area Winter Spare The Air Alert Issued For Friday

Yet again, Bay Area residents are being asked to leave their fireplaces and wood stoves unlit during a sixth consecutive “Winter Spare the Air” day on Friday.

12/12/2013

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5th Straight Spare The Air Alert, Wood Burning Banned Yet Again

For the fifth day in a row, Bay Area residents on Thursday will have to refrain from lighting up the fireplace or other wood burning sources during yet another Winter Spare the Air alert.

12/11/2013

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Bay Area Winter Spare-The-Air Alert Tuesday, Wood Burning Ban Extended

Another Winter Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday, prohibiting all wood burning in the Bay Area for another 24-hour period, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.

12/09/2013

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Winter Spare-The-Air Alert Issued For Bay Area

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued its sixth Winter Spare the Air alert for Monday, banning all wood burning throughout the region.

12/09/2013

Fire at Recycling Plant

Smoky Redwood City Recycling Fire Extinguished

A shelter in place health advisory had been lifted this morning after a fire at a Redwood City recycling facility caused a heavy plume of smoke throughout three counties of the Bay Area, police said.

11/11/2013

Two people were killed in a house fire in San Francisco. (CBS)

Young Girl, Father, Grandfather Killed In San Francisco House Fire

A third family member has died as a result of a two-alarm fire at a home in San Francisco’s Inner Parkside neighborhood early Friday morning, a fire department spokeswoman said.

09/27/2013

Rim Fire

Rim Fire Sends Dense Smoke Into Yosemite Valley

For the first time since a wildfire broke out around Yosemite National Park, dense smoke has begun to obscure the region’s majestic mountain views

09/01/2013

Rim Fire Burns Near Yosemite National Park

Smoke From Rim Fire Expected To Affect Reno, Tahoe Area Through Labor Day Weekend

Authorities say smoke from a record wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park in California will continue to affect the Reno and Lake Tahoe areas through Labor Day weekend.

08/31/2013

Rim Fire Continues To Burn Near Yosemite National Park

Firefighters Make Progress In Rim Fire, Smoke Drifts Into Central Valley

Winds had been blowing dense smoke plumes northeast into the Lake Tahoe area and Nevada but a shift Friday brought them west down to the San Joaquin Valley floor.

08/30/2013

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