Two Displaced After RV, Cars Catch Fire Near I-880 In West OaklandTwo people were displaced by a fire that burned a recreational vehicle and two cars Friday morning on Caltrans property in West Oakland, fire officials said.
COVID Cuts: Oakland Leaders Face Heat Over Fire Station Cutbacks Amid $62 Million Deficit - 'We've Never Closed Three At A Time'Due to the pandemic, the city of Oakland is facing a huge $62 million budget deficit this year. So far, one of the proposed cuts drawing the most heat is to the Fire Department.
8 Vehicles Found Burning Beside Railroad Tracks in East OaklandTrain traffic through East Oakland was stopped early Sunday morning as Oakland fire department crews responded to reports of eight vehicles on fire.
COVID Cuts: Oakland Announces $29M In Immediate Spending Cuts; Police, Fire Not SparedOfficials in Oakland announced the city is implementing nearly $30 million in immediate spending cuts, as the city projects a budget deficit brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic to soar.
UPDATE Oakland Fire Department Deems 2-Alarm Fire That Displaced 9 AccidentalOakland Fire Department officials deemed a fire that burned two structures and displaced nine residents in West Oakland on Wednesday afternoon accidental.
West Oakland Fire Damages 2 Structures, Displaces 9 PeopleA two-alarm fire involving two structures in West Oakland Wednesday afternoon has displaced nine people including three children, fire officials said.
Oakland Assistant Fire Chief Sean Laffan Collapses, Dies At Age 42Oakland Assistant Fire Chief Sean Laffan died Monday night at the age of 42, fire officials said.
Vacant, Red-Tagged Building Burns Near Kaiser OaklandA red-tagged building burned in a one-alarm fire Saturday morning on 38th St. at Broadway near Kaiser Permanente Oakland.
Apartment Fire Near Oakland's Lake Merritt Displaces 8A fire at an apartment building north of Lake Merritt in Oakland on Tuesday morning left eight people displaced
At Least 2 Displaced In East Oakland House FireFire officials credit a quick fire attack with keeping a blaze at a home in Oakland's Foothill neighborhood to just one unit on Sunday night.
86-Year-Old Man Dies In Oakland House FireAn 86-year-old man in a wheelchair was killed and his wife was injured in a fire at their home in East Oakland early Monday morning, fire officials said.
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.
Fire Tears Through East Oakland Warehouse Used As Artists' CollectiveA three-alarm fire roared through a warehouse housing workspaces for artists in East Oakland early Friday morning, sending up plumes of smoke that could be seen for miles around.
Three Uninjured As Small Plane Overshoots Runway At Oakland Int'l AirportNo one was injured Sunday morning when a single-engine Cessna airplane went off a runway at Oakland International Airport and buried its nose into the ground past the runway.
Oakland Fire Destroys 1 Apartment Unit, Damages 3 OthersOne apartment unit was destroyed and three others damaged in a fire Sunday night at 13th Avenue and International Boulevard, the Oakland Fire Department reported.