Crews responded to a structure fire in the Sycamore Canyon area that broke out just after 12:30 p.m. Monday.
Crews from the Montecito, Santa Barbara City Fire departments responded to a call of structure fire at 651 Circle Drive at 12:35 p.m., according to Stu Pfister, a battalion chief for the Montecito Fire Department who was the first to arrive on scene. –Read More
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A man suffered a minor burn injury to his hand Sunday during an apartment fire in Long Beach, a fire official said.
It was not immediately known if the man was transported to an area hospital, said Will Nash of the Long Beach Fire Department. –Read More
The San Bernardino County Fire Department responded to a residential fire just after 11 p.m. Saturday in the 27300 block of Peninsula Lane. The first engine to arrive at the home found “all occupants out of the building” with heavy smoke emanating from the roof a two-story, 4,000-square-foot home, officials said in a statement. –Read More
Alex Trinidad, the owner of Affordable Body Works, said he saw a man walk into the big building across the street Tuesday afternoon — and 10 minutes later black smoke was pouring out.
Forty-five city and county firefighters responded to the three-alarm blaze in east Bakersfield that left an apparently unoccupied industrial building in ruins. –Read More
Following an investigation by the state Fire Marshal’s Office and Cal Fire, the cause of last night’s fire in a building at the Paso Robles Events Center has been determined to be electrical.
Investigators spent the morning examining the site and determined that the fire originated from a shelf where multiple tools and batteries were plugged into and charging on a power strip, according to Cal Fire investigator Zach Nichols. –Read More
Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District crews were kept busy putting out two fires Monday night – one in Rio Linda, the other in Arden Arcade.
The first fire was reported at about 5 p.m. in the 7300 block of Dry Creek Road in Rio Linda. Arriving crews found a barn and a trailer on fire. –Read More
One person was killed in an early Tuesday morning fire that destroyed a small guest home located near West San Carlos Street and Meridian Avenue.
The gender of the person who died is not immediately known. The body was badly burned, and the identification will be made by the Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office. –Read More