Gov't Agencies Boost Efforts to Stop Wildland Firefighter SuicidesFederal officials are stepping up efforts to help firefighters dealing with trauma and other issues after noticing an increase in wildland firefighter suicides in recent years.
Study: Tubbs Fire Firefighters Have Elevated Levels Of Toxins In SystemFirefighters who battled the October 2017 Tubbs Fire in Napa, Sonoma and Lake counties have tested at “troubling” levels for toxic exposure, according to a new study.
Fireworks Spark At Least 5 Of 37 Fires Reported In Contra Costa County On Fourth Of JulyFire crews in Contra Costa County responded to dozens of fires, at least some sparked by Fourth of July fireworks through the night and into Friday.
CoCo County Firefighters Demonstrate 4th Of July Fire DangerContra Costa Fire Assistant Chief, Chris Bachman was watching the department’s 2019 Fire Academy Class as they worked through their final phase of training. He says the firefighter’s nightmare is just around the corner -- the 4th of July.
Quick-Thinking Neighbors Rescue Cat, Prevent Oakland Home From Burning DownTwo quick-thinking neighbors in Oakland jumped into action Monday night when they saw a house on fire. They saved a cat inside and ultimately prevented the house from burning down.
Alameda County Fire Department In Hot Water For Lunar New Year CardMembers of the East Bay’s Asian and Pacific Islander community held a news conference Monday morning in Oakland to call out a Lunar New Year card sent out by the Alameda County Fire Department.
Four Shipping Containers Catch Fire At Port Of OaklandFour shipping containers full of food products burned at the Port of Oakland Sunday night, an Oakland Fire Department battalion chief said.
Marin County Firefighters Make Eerie Discovery After Deadly Wreck On Mount TamalpaisFirefighters made an eerie discovery as crews pulled up the wreckage from a deadly crash in Marin County Friday.
Body Found Near Alameda Park After Crews Put Out Brush FireInvestigators discovered a body at Veterans Memorial Park in Alameda on Thursday evening after emergency crews put out a brush fire at the location.
Three Suffer Minor Burns In Santa Clara Home FireThree residents were treated for minor burns early Monday after a smoky fire heavily damaged a Santa Clara home.
2-Alarm Fire In Fremont Leaves 1 Injured, Damages Multi-Family UnitOne person was checked for smoke inhalation and a multi-family property was damaged in a fire Wednesday evening in Fremont, fire officials said.
Before Moving, Gilroy Couple Donates Belongings To Camp Fire VictimsA Gilroy couple was preparing for a cross-country move, but they decided to leave almost everything they had to victims of the Camp Fire.
UC Berkeley Honors Bay Area Firefighters At The Big GameUC Berkeley hosted firefighters and their families at the annual Big Game on Saturday, which was itself postponed two weeks because of smoke from the Camp Fire in Butte County.
Local Firefighters Help Coworker Who Lost Home In Camp FireA firefighter who commuted from Paradise to Half Moon Bay lost his home to the Camp Fire. His fellow firefighters banded together to help him and his family.
Bay Area Task Force Returns From Paradise After Weeklong SearchAfter a weeklong search for the victims of the Camp Fire, California Task Force 3 has been demobilized and is heading back to the Bay Area Sunday, the Menlo Park Fire Department reported.