Fire Department officials say they believe the man lived in the home and was about 60 years old. The man’s name was not released pending his positive identification. Two dogs escaped the blaze, but no one else was in the home. –Read More
At 1 a.m., firefighters and four paramedic engine companies responded to the scene of a fire in the 16000 block of Allen Street.
The occupant of the residence who had escaped the flames said five puppies were trapped inside. Firefighters coordinated a search inside the home and were able to safely rescue four of the five puppies. –Read More
Firefighters doused a fire at a home in Lake Elsinore on Friday, March 13, officials said.
The fire was reported at 8:18 p.m. in the 100 block of North Massachusetts Street, according to the Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department.
Fire crews who arrived saw light smoke coming from the front door of a single-family home, Cal Fire said in a written statement. –Read More
Los Angeles County firefighters are gaining the upper hand on a small brush fire that erupted in Malibu in the middle of a heat wave.
The fire began Friday morning in brushy hills above Pacific Coast Highway.
Fire Inspector Chris Reade says the 2 ½-acre fire is 75 percent contained and should be out by nightfall. –Read More
Twelve people were displaced from a two-story Oakland apartment building Sunday after a two-alarm fire burned through an upstairs unit, officials said.
None of the 12 residents, nine adults and three children, were injured in the blaze, Battalion Chief Lisa Baker said. The fire broke out just after 4 p.m. at International Boulevard and 53rd Avenue, where firefighters found heavy smoke and flames coming from a second-floor unit. –Read More
house fire Saturday night in Altadena left two people dead and two others injured, authorities said.
Firefighters responded to an emergency call in the 2400 block of North Holliston Avenue about 10:20 p.m. Saturday, said Art Marruja, dispatch supervisor for the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The fire was extinguished about 20 minutes later. –Read More
A good Samaritan helped rescue at least six people from a yacht that caught on fire in San Francisco Bay Sunday afternoon, a fire official said.
Tiburon Fire Protection District Battalion Chief Michael Ayers said fire crews were dispatched at 2:20 p.m. to a report of a vessel on fire off the northeast corner of Angel Island. –Read More
A fire at a two-story, single-family home has resulted in injuries to five firefighters, two displaced residents, a dead dog and a missing cat, according to Jacob Heflin, public information officer with the Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD). –Read More
Firefighters this morning are investigating the cause of a three-alarm structure fire that broke out Tuesday night in an abandoned building.
Firefighters responded at 9:59 p.m. to 211 Valle Vista St. in reference to a fire to find the building mostly involved in fire.