Tag: #firefighters

Missing Surfer Found Near Ocean Beach

SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Fire Department indicated they located a missing surfer at Ocean Beach on Tuesday, December 8.  The incident was reported at 1085...

Alamo Square Gas Leak Prompts Evacuation

SAN FRANCISCO—On November 12, a gas leak near San Francisco’s Alamo Square Park injured one person and prompted evacuations in the area, according to...

Firefighter Death Caused By Water Blast

SAN FRANCISCO—San Francisco firefighter and paramedic Jason Cortez, 42, died after a training exercise accident on October 7. A report released by the San...

Glass Fire In Napa Wine Country Grows to 48,400 Acres

NAPA COUNTY—The Glass Fire, which began as a 20-acre fire in Napa County, accelerated, burning 1 acre every five seconds according to California fire...

Father, Toddler Rescued Off SF Cliff

SAN FRANCISCO—A father and his young son were rescued off of a San Francisco cliff on Saturday, September 19 firefighters from the San Francisco...

Man Arrested For Igniting Brush Fires In Portland

PORTLAND, OR—A man was charged with igniting multiple brush fires by using Molotov cocktail including the one along the west side of the I-205...

Israeli Firefighters Help SF Battle Wildfires

CALIFORNIA—A total of 10 firefighters from Israel arrived in California in order to help combat ongoing wildfires throughout Northern California on Sunday, August 30....

Israeli Firefighters Arrive In SF To Help Fight Wildfires

SAN FRANCISCO—Ten Israeli firefighters arrived in San Francisco on Sunday, August 30 to help battle fires raging throughout the state of California. The firefighters...

Reinforcements Arrive In Bay Area Fire Lines

CALIFORNIA—Fire reinforcements, such as firefighters, aircraft, and extra equipment from arrived in the San Francisco Bay Area on August 22 and August 23, as...

Norcal Fires Kill 5 and Displace Tens of Thousands

CALIFORNIA—CBS Bay Area KPIX and The Weather channel reported on the afternoon news of August 21 of lightning-sparked wildfires in the North Bay in...
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