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Fire damages converted living space in Santa Rosa appliance shop

April 14, 2014

A woman living in a converted office space at a business on Petaluma Hill Road left candles burning Saturday evening and returned to find the room on fire, Santa Rosa fire officials said. The blaze caused about $22,000 in damage, according to Battalion Chief Michael Jones. He did not confirm that the burning candles caused [...]

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Firefighters put out blaze at Oxnard medical building

April 14, 2014

About 60 firefighters from several agencies combated a four-alarm fire Sunday in a medical building in Oxnard, fire officials said. Firefighters from Oxnard, Ventura, the county and the naval base responded to the blaze about 10:55 a.m. It took place in a two-story building consisting of dental and medical businesses near Lantana Street and West [...]

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Berkeley firefighters battle 5-alarm warehouse fire near I-80

April 14, 2014

Firefighters battled a five-alarm fire that broke out Saturday night in a furniture warehouse in Berkeley near Interstate 80. There were no reports of injuries, but PG&E shut down power in the immediate area of the 1800 block of Second Street because electrical wires were affected by the blaze, said Berkeley Fire Chief Gil Dong. [...]

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Detached garage fire in Oildale from discarded barbecue coals

April 14, 2014

The Kern County Fire Department received multiple calls about a structure fire around 10:14 a.m. Sunday morning in the 1500 block of Rench Road in Oildale. Firefighters say four fire engines and two ladder trucks were dispatched to the area, and they reported a detached garage that was approximately 500 square feet on fire. –

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2 firefighters hurt, dog dies in Mira Mesa townhouse fire

April 11, 2014

Two firefighters were hurt and a dog was killed in a two-alarm fire at a Mira Mesa townhouse complex Friday, San Diego fire officials said. One firefighter suffered second degree burns to his face and ear, the other had an arm injury. Both were taken to a hospital. –Read More

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Olive Avenue, lost to fire, is first Redlands Heritage Home ever lost

April 11, 2014

As a Redlands family continues to reel from losing their home Wednesday, the Redlands Fire Department is still investigating what caused a 1903 Victorian home to go up in flames. Firefighters responded to a call of a fire in the 1600 block of Olive Avenue around 11:30 a.m. when a passerby noticed smoke coming from [...]

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Ventura City Fire Structure Fire

April 11, 2014

Residents of a large condominium complex were awakened early Friday morning to the smell of smoke from one of the trash facilities and laundry rooms. Firefighters made access through one of the gates of the complex and found a large dumpster and surrounding structure fully ablaze. Flames from the dumpster consumed a wooden roof structure [...]

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Firefighters quickly extinguish commercial structure fire in San Bernardino

April 10, 2014

It took firefighters about an hour to extinguish a commercial structure fire late Thursday morning at a particle board manufacturing plant, fire officials said. Firefighters arrived at the business at 1050 W. Rialto Avenue around 10:30 a.m. to find smoke billowing out of the air-duct system on the warehouse, fire captain Jason Buchanan said. –Read [...]

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Fire destroys Redlands Heritage home

April 10, 2014

More than 50 firefighters battled a two-alarm fire that raged through a historic home in Redlands on Wednesday, sending a black plume of smoke into the sky that could be seen for miles. –Read More

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Garage fire displaces four people at a home on Cotton Avenue in Newark.

April 10, 2014

A late-night fire that broke out at a home near Civic Center Park displaced a family of four, an Alameda County Fire spokeswoman said. No one was injured in the blaze. Fire crews responded at 10:35 p.m. Tuesday night to a report of a structure fire in the 6200 block of Cotton Avenue, fire spokeswoman [...]

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