Bay Area Fire Departments Overwhelmed After Illegal Fireworks Spark Dozens of BlazesBay Area fire officials warned that illegal fireworks were creating an extreme fire danger leading into the Fourth of July holiday and, sadly, those predictions came true.
Contra Costa County Braces for 4th of July Fireworks-Set Flare-UpsAfter a very busy Friday night, Contra Costa Fire Protection District is bracing for a hectic Fourth of July.
2-Alarm Fire Destroys 2 Homes In Pleasant HillContra Costa County firefighters put out a two-alarm fire that burned down two homes in Pleasant Hill on Sunday evening.
Crews Extinguish 36-Acre Grass Fire Sunday Morning Near BrentwoodAbout 50 firefighters from three fire districts were able to contain an approximately 36-acre fire in unincorporated Contra Costa County southwest of Brentwood early Sunday morning.
East Bay Fire Districts Propose Critical 14-Mile Fire-Break To Protect 500K+ ResidentsA proposed 14-mile fire-break along the north side of Highway 24 could protect 30 East Bay communities and over 500,000 people from future wildfires.
Thanksgiving Night Blaze Burns Concord Mobile HomeA mobile home in Concord sustained damage after a fire broke out Thanksgiving night, fire officials with the Contra Costa Fire Protection District said Friday.
Crews Extinguish Early-Morning House Fire in Discovery BayFire crews worked to put out a fire that spread rapidly from a garage to a home in Discovery Bay early Saturday morning.
Firefighters Quell 2-Alarm Blaze At Furniture Warehouse In ConcordA two-alarm fire in a Concord office furniture store has been brought under control without injuries, a Contra Costa Fire Protection District spokesman said.
2-Alarm Fire Knocked Down At Walnut Creek HomeContra Costa Fire Protection District officials said they got the initial call around 3:30 a.m. of a fire at a home on the 600 block of La Casa Via.
Walnut Creek Fire Station Burglarized As Firefighters Battled Morgan FireA Walnut Creek fire station was burglarized while firefighters were battling the Morgan Fire on Sunday.
Firefighters Put Out Early Morning 2-Alarm Blaze In MartinezFirefighters battled a two-alarm blaze surrounded by downed electrical wires in Martinez early Friday morning, according to fire officials.
Fire Destroys Businesses In Antioch Strip MallFirefighters battled a two-alarm fire that started at restaurant in Antioch on Tuesday morning, a fire department spokesman said.
Firefighters Save 10 Bulldogs From Burning Concord HomeFirefighters were able to rescue 10 dogs, all bulldogs, after a fire broke out at a Concord home Friday night.
Former East Bay Fire Captain Charged With Stealing From FirehousesProsecutors have filed felony charges against a former Contra Costa County Fire Protection District captain accused of stealing hundreds of items from the fire district while working there.
Contra Costa Fire Officials Prepare For Station ClosuresAs many as 8-10 stations could close over the next few years after Measure Q failed in the November election.