Driving southbound on Sonoma Boulevard, flames were seen around 7:30 p.m. shooting from windows in the rear of the building. –Read More
Two Monterey firefighters earned more than $100,000 each in overtime in 2013, and the department as a whole dominated overtime costs among all city employees, according to a recently released study. –Read More
An abandoned commercial building in downtown San Jose known to be used by the homeless was destroyed early Wednesday morning in a three-alarm blaze, but firefighters say no one was trapped inside the building. –Read More
Firefighters were hampered from reaching an East Palo Alto home on Monday evening when a fire broke out because of heavy traffic. And the problem of delayed response times is becoming an increasing concern for departments across the area, including in Palo Alto, local fire chiefs said. –Read More
The fire was reported around 5:10 p.m. in the 6300 block of Tooley Street, according to San Diego Fire Department. –Read More
A woman was killed Saturday following a morning house fire west of Red Bluff.
Donalee Sharp, of Red Bluff, was pronounced dead following the fire at a residence in the 18000 block of Ridge Road just west of Red Bluff city limits, said Jeannie Pinnow, a service officer with the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office. –>a href=”http://www.redding.com/news/local-news/woman-dead-following-red-bluff-house-fire”>Read More
A Newport Beach firefighter was injured fighting a duplex fire at about midnight, officials said Saturday.
Firefighters were called to the fire in the upper level of a two-story structure on Clubhouse Avenue in Newport Beach, according to Jennifer Manzella, spokeswoman for the Newport Beach Police Department. –Source
A dry, non-watered Christmas tree and a possible short in the string of decorative lights led to a fire inside a Santa Monica apartment on Monday.
The Santa Monica Fire Department said firefighters responded to reports of a possible structure fire in a residential/commercial structure at 815 Wilshire Blvd. on Jan. 5 at 3:55 pm. –Read More