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.
Hayward Plans To Test Vulnerable Homeless Population For CoronavirusTeams of firefighters plan to visit homeless encampments in Hayward, where they will test those who are showing symptoms and meet testing requirements.
Bay Area Firefighters Taking Preventive Measures To Prevent Exposure To CoronavirusFire departments across the Bay Area were changing the way they operate at work and respond to calls, as they try to prevent exposure to the novel coronavirus.
Gilroy Firefighters Monitored After Treating Patient Diagnosed With CoronavirusGilroy firefighters on Thursday went on a medical call for a resident experiencing chest pains. The patient was taken to Kaiser Hospital Santa Teresa in San Jose for treatment. It was there that the patient was later confirmed to have Novel coronavirus.
Sonoma County Voters Reject 1/2 Cent Sales Tax To Fund FirefightersSonoma County voters rejected a half-cent sales tax in Tuesday night voting that would have raised $51 million annually to supplement existing services by the county's 38 fire agencies.
Sonoma County Voters To Decide On 1/2 Cent Sales Tax To Fund FirefightersSonoma County voters will consider a half-cent sales tax on the March ballot that would raise $51 million annually to supplement existing services by the county's 38 fire agencies.
Dramatic Rescue: Two Victims Pulled From SF Visitacion Valley House FireTwo residents have been hospitalized in serious condition after being rescued from a fire late Saturday night in San Francisco's Visitacion Valley
East CoCo County Residents Push for More FirefightersSome fed-up East Contra Costa County neighbors are turning to voters to fix their fire departments' slow response times.