Two families were displaced by a fire that burned a home at Cowles Mountain Road at Boulder Lake Avenue Sunday evening.
No residents or firefighters were injured, but a dog died in the blaze, despite fire fighters’ attempts to rescue the animals. The fire caused $600,000 in damage. –read More
The San Bernardino County Fire Department is conducting an arson investigation stemming from a fire that broke out Saturday at a Victorville strip mall.
Personnel were called to the scene of a vegetation and debris fire in the 15000 block of 7th Street around 12:30 p.m. Saturday. –Read More
Only 1.5 percent of the 2,118 calls for service the Palo Alto Fire Department received in the first quarter of the current fiscal year were for actual fires, according to a new report from the city’s top fire official.
The vast majority, about 62 percent, were for emergency medical service, Fire Chief Eric Nickel wrote in his inaugural quarterly performance report, which the council is set to receive Monday. –Read More
A woman found dead Nov. 10 inside a burning home in Carlsbad has been identified by the county Medical Examiner’s Office.
Hanna Royzen, 56, was discovered by Carlsbad firefighters inside a house on Gaviota Circle near Gabacho Street about 7 a.m. Neighbors had called 911 to report smoke coming from the residence, according to the medical examiner’s report. –Read More
A man was injured after jumping out of a second story Orange condominium window to escape a third-alarm fire that ripped through the building late Wednesday, according to the city’s Fire Department.
Sixty firefighters responded to a report of a structure fire in the 2100 block of North Orange Olive Road (map) shortly after 11:30 p.m. and found the second story of the Stonewood Condominium “well involved” in flames, according to the Orange City Department. –Read More
A family of five was displaced after a fire Sunday afternoon caused significant damage to the kitchen and attic of their Yorba Linda home, fire officials said.
Firefighters responded to the structure fire at 2:15 p.m. Sunday in the 5400 block of Shannon Drive and aggressively attacked the fire, putting it out in 35 minutes, said Capt. Steve Concialdi of the Orange County Fire Authority. –Read More