3-Alarm Fire Burns 2 Buildings at West Oakland Recycling CenterNearly 60 Oakland firefighters remained on scene Saturday afternoon at a three-alarm fire at a recycling facility in west Oakland adjacent to Interstate 880.
Oakland City Officials Name New Fire ChiefOakland officials announced Wednesday that the city found a new fire chief, who will take over in May.
Oakland Fire Department Service To Return To Full Capacity TuesdayEffective Tuesday, fire service in Oakland will be back at full capacity following a reduction of service that started early this year due to city budget concerns, a fire official said.
Crews Control Fire Burning Along Westbound I-580 in Oakland Near Keller AvenueFire crews in Oakland were able to knock down a grass fire burning alongside westbound lanes of I-580 near Keller Avenue, according to authorities.
Firefighters Rescue Man From Burning Home in East OaklandA man was rescued from the floor of a burning East Oakland home Thursday morning, fire officials said.
Oakland Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Weekend Fire At Junior Center of Art and ScienceThe Junior Center of Art and Science at Lake Merritt caught fire Sunday night, a spokesman for the Oakland Fire Department said.
Trailers, RVs, Shed Burned at Industrial Yard in OaklandA fire near the intersection of Douglas Avenue and Denny Street in East Oakland has been extinguished and the cause is under investigation
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.