Federal Wildfire Officials Say Demand For Firefighters Increasing Across NationAs the summer approaches and vegetation dries out, wildfires are beginning to break out across the country, including California. Now federal wildfire officials say fire activity will continue to increase, creating a demand for more firefighters and equipment.
Moraga, Orinda Firefighters To Hold Training Exercises, Smoke May Be VisibleMoraga-Orinda firefighters will train on controlled, live fires this week so they're better prepared when the uncontrolled ones come.
Cal Fire Firefighters Go Through Grueling Training in South Bay HeatCal Fire's Santa Clara Unit will likely head into this fire season with something its never had before: dedicated hand crews.
Crews Battle Fire At San Jose Apartment ComplexFirefighters battled a fire at a 2-story apartment building in San Jose Friday afternoon, forcing streets to close during rush hour.
COVID Surge: 'Switched Over To Scrubs' – Firefighters, EMTs Aid Exhausted Staff At Petaluma Valley HospitalTwo weeks ago, the staff at Petaluma Valley Hospital started getting vaccinated. This week, they've gotten more good news: Three firefighter-paramedics and six EMTs on loan from Solano County.
Santa Rosa Fire Crews Save Four Dogs from Apartment FireFirefighters rescued four dogs from a smoky fire at a four-plex apartment building in Santa Rosa Wednesday evening, according to the Santa Rosa Fire Department.
Viral Video Highlights Emotional Impact of Wildfires on Firefighter FamiliesAll the fires across California this year has put a strain on firefighters and their families across the state.
Glass Fire Update: American Samoan Firefighters Rock Social Media With Their War DanceAs the Glass Fire has raged through the picturesque landscape of wine country, fire crews have answered the call to battle blaze from across California, the nation and the globe.
Firefighters Search For Survivors After Car Spotted At Bottom Of Montara Beach CliffFirefighters on the San Mateo County coast were searching for possible survivors Friday after a car was spotted at the bottom of a cliff at Montara State Beach, authorities said.
Smoke From Wildfires Can Worsen COVID-19 Risk, Putting Firefighters In Even More DangerEmerging research suggests that the smoke firefighters breathe on the front lines of wildfires is putting them at greater risk from the coronavirus, with potentially lethal effects.
Early Fire Season Puts Weary Northern California Firefighters On Front Lines For MonthsWith at least two good months of fire season left, weary firefighters in Northern California are ready for the next fight.
Suspect In Firefighter's Wallet Theft At CZU Complex Arrested In Santa Cruz CountyThe Santa Cruz County Sheriff's office announced Thursday the arrest a man who confessed to stealing a fire commander’s wallet while he fought the CZU Lightning Complex Fire.
Sonoma County Rescue Helicopter That Saved Marin County Firefighters Could Be Victim Of Budget CutsThe Sonoma County Sheriff's helicopter rescue unit that just saved two Marin County firefighters trapped in the midst of the Woodward Fire last Friday night is at risk of being eliminated due to budget shortfalls.
Petaluma Firefighter Who Tested Positive for COVID-19 Returning to DutyA Petaluma firefighter who tested positive last week for the COVID-19 coronavirus plans to rejoin the Petaluma Fire Department next week, fire officials said Thursday.
Driver Injured After Slamming Into Fire Engine At Lafayette Crash SceneAt least one person was transported to a hospital late Monday night after crashing into a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District engine at a Highway 24 off-ramp accident scene in Lafayette, authorities said.