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Investigating blaze: Welding accident explored as spark

San Francisco Chronicle - 11 Mar 2014
Firefighters worked to stamp out the remaining hot spots Wednesday at an apartment complex that was consumed by flames in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood, as investigators looked into whether welding work ignited the inferno during ...
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San Francisco Is Burning

GQ Magazine - 22 Jun 2017
I later spoke with the former head of the San Francisco Fire Department's Arson Task Force, John Darmanin. He told me he didn't know of any cases of arson explicitly tied to landlords wanting to get rich from gentrification but that the arson ...
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Fire crews contain warehouse blaze near Candlestick Point in SF

SFGate - 17 Jun 2017
Firefighters battled a stubborn blaze at a warehouse near Candlestick Point in San Francisco for nearly three and a half hours on Friday before bringing it under control, officials said. More than 120 firefighters and 40 apparatuses were sent to the ...
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Alfred's steakhouse in San Francisco reopening after fire

The Mercury News - 20 Jun 2017
On Wednesday, June 21, the reborn San Francisco classic that is Alfred's will reopen yet again. Daniel Patterson's Alta Group had purchased and remodeled the circa 1928 steakhouse on Merchant Street, relaunching the icon in early 2016 — only to have ...
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Firefighters Fully Contain 16-Acre Moraga Grass Fire

CBS San Francisco Bay Area - 20 Jun 2017
MORAGA (CBS SF) — Firefighters fully contained a 4-alarm grass fire Monday night that burned 16 acres near a Moraga high school, according to a Moraga-Orinda Fire District Chief. The large fire, which was first reported at about 2:10 p.m. on a hill ...
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Listen: Chaotic moments following UPS shooting in San Francisco

The Mercury News - 14 Jun 2017
SAN FRANCISCO — Moments after a workplace shooting at a UPS facility, emergency personnel drove to a chaotic scene. Four people died and two people were injured in the shooting Wednesday morning, according to authorities. Police and fire recordings ...
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Shooting at UPS centre in San Francisco kills four

Aljazeera.com - 14 Jun 2017
A driver armed with a handgun opened fire at a United Parcel Service Inc package-sorting centre in San Francisco on Wednesday, killing three people before fatally shooting himself as officers closed in. Wednesday's shooting prompted a massive police ...
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Firefighters Battle 2-Alarm Wood Pile Fire Near Benicia

CBS San Francisco Bay Area - 19 Jun 2017
BENICIA (CBS SF) — A 2-alarm wildfire erupted near Highway 680 early Monday, igniting a pile of wood pulp, bark and mulch at a composting facility, sending a massive plume of smoke into the sky near Benicia. The Solano County Sheriff said the fire was ...
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Fridge-freezer maker offers condolences in tower fire

San Francisco Chronicle - 23 Jun 2017
Tests so far have found that at least three high-rise apartment buildings in the U.K. have flammable external panels like the ones believed to have contributed to a fire that killed 79 people in London, Britain's government said Thursday. The local ...
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10 Displaced After 3-Alarm San Jose Apartment Fire

CBS San Francisco Bay Area - 19 Jun 2017
SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — About 10 people were displaced from four apartments following a three-alarm fire Sunday afternoon in San Jose, a fire captain said. Multiple people called the fire department at about 3:53 p.m. to report a fire at Central Park ...
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Second person dies from Alabama car dealership fire

San Francisco Chronicle - 23 Jun 2017
Jasper police Lt. David Mize previously said the fire started the afternoon of June 12 at the customer service center of the Carl Cannon Chevrolet Cadillac Buick GMC dealership. Robinson was one of four who were injured in the fire and were ...
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Polish human rights official under fire for Holocaust remark

San Francisco Chronicle - 23 Jun 2017
FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2012 file photo shows the main gate at the former German death camp of Auschwitz, in Oswiecim, Poland. A leading Polish human rights official, Adam Bodnar, has come under fire for saying the "Polish nation" took part in the ...
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Lithium Battery Fire Diverts A JetBlue Flight Bound For San Francisco

CBS San Francisco Bay Area - 31 May 2017
In a statement, the Federal Aviation Administration said that JetBlue flight 915, an Airbus A321 flying from New York's John F. Kennedy Airport to San Francisco International Airport was diverted to Grand Rapids “due to a lithium battery fire from a ...
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UPS shooting: Employee shoots, injures 4 at San Francisco center

Syracuse.com - 14 Jun 2017
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A UPS employee opened fire at a San Francisco package delivery facility on Wednesday, injuring four and prompting a massive police response in a neighborhood near downtown, officials said. UPS spokesman Steve Gaut told The ...
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Man indicted for hate crime for Texas mosque fire

San Francisco Chronicle - 22 Jun 2017
He had previously been indicted for possession of an unregistered destructive device for an unrelated incident in which he is accused of trying to set fire to a former friend's car on Jan. 15. If convicted of the hate crime charge, the most serious ...

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