East Bay Park Officials Review Worst Case Scenarios Should Fire Sweep Through The HillsEast Bay Regional Parks leaders gathered to review their preparations for a worst case scenario -- a wind-driven fire, pushed out of the canyons and into the hills.
Glaring Glitches In Berkeley Fire Evacuation Drill Concern ResidentsSeveral Berkeley residents who signed up to partake in a fire evacuation drill on Sunday never received the alert. The glitches left them questioning how a system that struggled with a scheduled event would respond in an actual emergency.
Hundreds Of Fish Dead After Firefighter Foam Reaches Codornices CreekHundreds of fish died after firefighting foam that was used to put out a garbage truck fire in Berkeley reached Codornices Creek.
Two-Alarm Fire At West Berkeley Asphalt Plant ControlledA two-alarm fire at an asphalt plant in West Berkeley that was reported at 9:41 a.m. Friday was controlled by 10:30 a.m., a fire official said.
One Injured In 2-Alarm Berkeley Apartment FireFire officials in Berkeley on Sunday reported that one person was injured in a two-alarm fire at a three-story apartment building.
Berkeley Firefighters Quickly Contain Apartment Fire On Durant AvenueDurant Avenue re-opened and residents have been allowed back inside the building.
Berkeley Firefighters Respond To 2-Alarm Fire Near DowntownFire crews in Berkeley on Thursday are at the scene of a two-alarm fire not far from downtown, according to authorities.
Firefighter Suffers Minor Injury At 2-Alarm Blaze In Downtown BerkeleyFirefighters extinguished a two-alarm fire at a commercial building in downtown Berkeley Saturday afternoon.
Berkeley Firefighters Spray 100-Foot Geysers Of Water Over Street Despite Drought Water RestrictionsAs Berkeley residents are asked to keep buckets in their showers to reclaim grey water, Berkeley firefighters seem to be sending another message with 100-foot high geysers of water in a farewell salute to outgoing police chief Capt. Erik Upson.
1-Alarm Fire Displaces 10 From Berkeley TriplexA one-alarm fire at a two-story triplex in Berkeley Saturday morning displaced 10 adults, a fire official said.
Off-Duty Berkeley Firefighter Dies In Tractor CrashBerkeley firefighters are mourning after one of their own, 54-year-old firefighter-paramedic Anthony Nunes, was killed when his tractor overturned in rural Contra Costa County on Sunday, the city’s fire chief said.
USF Professor Killed In Berkeley Apartment FireA man who died in an apartment fire in Berkeley early Tuesday morning was a longtime professor at the University of San Francisco.
UC Berkeley Fire Prompts EvacuationsA fire at UC Berkeley Thursday led to the evacuation of part of Etcheverry Hall on the north side of campus, university officials said.
Investigators Dig Through Damage Following Berkeley Hills FireFire investigators were touring two damaged homes after a blaze Wednesday night overtook the structures and forced the evacuation of more than a dozen other Berkeley Hills residences.
3-Alarm Fire Forces Evacuation Of UC Berkeley DormA blaze that burned for six hours at a 39-unit apartment building in Berkeley forced the evacuation of some 200 students living nearby in on in Beverly Cleary Hall on Cal’s campus.