A resident welding a fence on private property Saturday afternoon ignited a brush fire that charred nearly 4 acres near Penitencia Creek, San Jose Fire officials said.
The blaze, which burned a large grass area near Chula Vista Drive and Alum Rock Avenue, put at least a dozen homes in danger. Fire crews responded around 2:50 p.m. and contained the fire by 4 p.m. Saturday. –Read More
Firefighters extinguished a three-alarm fire early this morning in San Jose, according to the San Jose Fire Department. –Read More
A one-alarm fire this morning at a duplex in San Jose displaced 10 people, three dogs and a parrot, according to a fire captain.
Firefighters responded at 7:11 a.m. to a report of a fire in the 600 block of Jasper Street, a fire dispatcher said. –Read More
When crews arrived, they reported seeing smoke from the single-story home.
The fire originated in the kitchen before possibly extending into the attic, the Sacramento Fire Department said. –Read More
When one thinks of a firefighter, a picture might come to mind of someone wearing a helmet, fire-resistant coat with an air-tank strapped to their back, carrying someone from a building surrounded by smoke and flames. –Read More
A Big Bear City woman has been arrested on charges of arson.
Lorena Perez Cody, 42, was arrested following an investigation. Witnesses said they saw a female leaving the area after discovering the house on fire. –Read More
A fire that broke out in in the rear of an Oak Park home early Wednesday caused $275,000 in damage and left five people displaced, San Diego fire officials said.
The fire was reported shortly before 1 a.m. at a home on Grape Street near 54th Street, said San Diego Fire-Rescue Department Capt. Joe Amador. –Read More