2 Injured, 1 With Serious Burns, In East Palo Alto House FireA two-alarm house fire in East Palo Alto injured two people Thursday, including one with serious burn injuries. authorities said.
Menlo Park Fire District Forms Pandemic Response Unit Responding To Suspected Coronavirus CasesThe Menlo Park Fire Protection District has announced the formation of a Pandemic Emergency Response Unit, which will respond to all suspected novel coronavirus cases.
World's First All-Electric Fire Engine Unveiled By Menlo Park Fire DistrictThe Menlo Park Fire Protection District fire chief showed off the world's first all-electric fire engine Wednesday evening and announced plans to add one to the department's fleet by the end of 2021.
Bay Area Fire Crews, Rescue Teams Prepare For Hurricane Dorian Deployment To North CarolinaSome Bay Area fire departments are preparing for deployment to Charlotte, North Carolina, where they will help out with rescues as Hurricane Dorian approaches the U.S.
Firefighters Free Stuck, Mewling Kitten From Drain Pipe in AthertonA crew from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District rescued a tiny black kitten trapped in a water drainage pipe in Atherton on Friday afternoon.
Bay Area Task Force Deployed to Hawaii Ahead of HurricaneAn urban search and rescue task force based in Menlo Park was deployed to Oahu, Hawaii, ahead of Hurricane Lane on Wednesday.
Atherton Power Shut Down to Rescue 2 from Downed LinesPG&E de-energized the power grid for portions of Atherton and West Menlo Park to save the lives of two people trapped in a car in Atherton with live electrical wires on the hood.
Squirrel Suspected Culprit In Menlo Park House FireFirefighters in Menlo Park responded Sunday morning to a house fire on San Mateo Drive that they believe was started by a squirrel.
Atherton Man Escapes Fire, Suffers Injury After Reentering HomeA man who was woken by his dog and escaped a one-alarm fire at a three-bedroom home in Atherton early Wednesday morning was hospitalized with injuries from smoke inhalation after reentering the home, fire officials said.
Bay Area Firefighters Sent To Texas May Re-deploy To FloridaSome Bay Area firefighters who have been helping with water rescue efforts in Texas in response to flooding from Hurricane Harvey may be sent elsewhere, a Bay Area fire chief said.
Menlo Park Firefighters Helping Other Departments Deploy DronesAs drones prove to be a valuable firefighting tool, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District is looking to help other fire departments adopt the technology.
Vandals Burn Flags On 9/11 Memorial Outside E. Palo Alto Fire StationA memorial outside an East Palo Alto fire station commemorating the 15th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001 was vandalized, firefighters discovered Sunday.
Low Tide Strands Boaters South Of Dumbarton Bridge, 1 RescuedThe vessel ventured into shallow water and gotten stuck when the tide went out. One person was rescued but three others opted to remain on-board until high tide.
Menlo Park Fire District Considers Using Firefighting DroneThe Menlo Park Fire Protection District is considering purchasing a $2,000 quadcopter drone to help fight fires.
Menlo Park Firefighters Stage Live Fire Training Amid Spare The Air AlertA Bay Area fire department is under scrutiny for staging a live fire training exercise, while residents have been banned from wood burning for several days due to poor air quality.