The rescue took place at the intersection of Ramona Street and Mission Road, aerial video from Sky 5 showed. –Read More
A smoky electrical fire caused major damage to an Oakley home Thursday night and displaced two people, fire authorities said.
Fire crews responded at 11:30 p.m. to the 5200 block of Aspen Road in unincorporated Oakley for a report of smoke from a residence, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Battalion Chief Brian J. Helmick said. –Read More
Mail in a U.S. Postal Service truck that caught on fire in Hayward early Sunday morning was set for international destinations, a postal service spokesman said Wednesday.
A USPS tractor-trailer caught on fire on southbound state Highway 238 in Hayward around 6:30 a.m., USPS spokesman James Wigdel said. –Read More
Despite heavy rain, the Alameda County Fire Department fought a two-alarm blaze Thursday night at a San Leandro business that took nearly an hour to extinguish.
The fire broke out at a commercial building in the 1800 block of Williams Street around 7:45 p.m., according to Aisha Knowles, a fire department spokeswoman. Firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke coming from the building, although damage was limited to the area of origin. –Read More
Some local residents woke up to a garage fire blazing in a Westminster neighborhood Wednesday morning, as the flames spread into a nearby duplex, officials said. –Read More
Two raging fires in Los Angeles destroyed a massive residential complex under construction, heavily damaged another building under construction, and snarled rush hour traffic while raining ash over a large area early Monday.
More than 250 firefighters fought a downtown blaze that was sparked at a block-long construction site around 1:20 a.m., Los Angeles Fire Department Chief Ralph Terrazas said. Flames consumed the 7-story wood-framed structure and damaged two adjacent high-rises before being brought under control within 90 minutes. –Read More
The two-alarm blaze was reported at 8:11 a.m. by a passerby driving along Villarita Drive near Rio Serena Avenue, two blocks west of San Tomas Aquino Road. –Read More
Los Angeles firefighters battled a non-injury commercial building fire in downtown LA’s garment district on November 29, 2014.
A firefighter crouched using a rotary saw to force entry into a burning structure.
Just after 2:30 AM, LAFD respond to 1409 Santee Street to find a row of one-story commercial buildings and smoke in the area. Firefighters conducted an investigation and found one unit with heavy fire inside which began to burn through the roof. Firefighters forced entry into the unit with rotary saws and mounted an aggressive interior attack with hose-lines. –Read More