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 More.
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
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 Aisha Knowles said. –Read More
Firefighters were sent to a structure that burned Tuesday night at the end of Curtis Lane, off Dersch Road, north of Anderson.
Several callers notified the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection of the fire about 11:58 p.m. Tuesday night. Callers also said they’re hearings explosions at the fire scene. –Read More
Firefighters contained a fire to one structure at an apartment construction site Tuesday in Anaheim after part of the buidling’s roof collapsed.
The fire was reported at about 8:30 a.m. in the 100 block of North Muller Street. Aerial video showed a heavily damaged two-story building that partially collapsed in the fire. –Read More
American Legion, Yolo Post 77, made the presentation to its Firefighters of the Year on Thursday to a packed house of firefighters from throughout Yolo County. Awardees were Kathy Lambert, Dunnigan Fire Department firefighter, EMT and chaplain, Dan Etcheverey of the Yocha Dehe Fire Department, West Plainfield Firefighter Dave Stiles, and Capt. Jim Dahl of the Woodland Fire Department. –Read More
A two-alarm fire early Monday morning damaged an industrial building located in North San Jose.
San Jose firefighters quickly knocked down the blaze inside a concrete structure on Old Bayshore Highway, located near Gish Road and Interstate 880.
At 3:19 a.m. the Fire Department received a report that smoke was coming out of a commercial building in the 1500 block of Old Bayshore Highway, San Jose fire Capt. Mike Van Elgort said. The structure is divided into several industrial businesses, and firefighters initially had difficulty getting to the blaze, he said. –Read More
With California’s intense drought and a huge jump in the number of recent fires, dozens of firefighters gathered in the East County Friday to conduct their annual fire preparedness training.
The Viejas Casino parking lot in Alpine served as a good spot or some real-life exercises, including training on communications, structure protection, hose deployments and survival under simulated emergency conditions. Various local emergency service agencies came together for the training event in preparation for fire season and the hot months ahead. –Read More
The Fresno Fire Department is investigating a possible arson blaze that happened early Saturday morning at Tang Dynasty, a Chinese restaurant, in the city’s northwest section.
Firefighters responded to the blaze at 4 a.m. at Tang Dynasty, 2066 W. Shaw Ave., said Keola Park, a Fresno Fire spokesman. Upon arrival, firefighters saw broken glass from the front windows of the restaurant. There was smoke coming from the building, where there was two small fires in the front and back of the business. Police were also on scene. –Read More
Early this morning, a fire at a converted railway boxcar in Fields Landing claimed the lives of a man and woman visiting from out of town.
Jeffrey Michael Faust, 56, of Westwood, Calif., and Sharon Kay Beem, also known as Schonrock, were killed in the blaze, Humboldt County Coroner Dave Parris said. He added he didn’t have a place of residence for Beem.–Read More