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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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Fire burning on Parker and Geary in San Francisco, avoid area

KRON4 - 23 May 2018
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - A one-alarm fire is burning on Parker and Geary in San Francisco on Wednesday, and firefighters say people should avoid the area. The fire is burning in the 200 block of Parker Avenue at Geary. Firefighters are on-scene.
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Several dumpster arson fires set in downtown San Jose

KGO-TV - 24 May 2018
Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity house at San Jose State suffered minor damage after arsonist lit garbage can on fire and pushed it into building. #SJSU police say several other similar fires set around same time this morning in downtown area. No one was hurt.
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Oakland hills residents urged to prepare for fire season

San Francisco Chronicle - 23 May 2018
Firefighting commanders from a dozen agencies throughout the East Bay huddled in the chilly fog at the top of the Oakland hills Tuesday to deliver a sober, and increasingly familiar, message about the approaching fire season: Get ready, because trouble ...
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Crews contain 3-acre grass fire in San Francisco

KRON4.com - 20 May 2018
Crews have contained a 3-acre grass fire in San Francisco Saturday afternoon. According to the San Francisco Fire Department, the fire was burning in the 1100 block of Carroll Avenue. No structures were threatened by the blaze, but residents were asked ...
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Federal lawsuit seeks $14.8m in deadly Tennessee wildfires

San Francisco Chronicle - 24 May 2018
The lawsuit in Knoxville was filed Wednesday by the two victims of the November 2016 Gatlinburg area fire: Michael Reed, whose wife and two daughters died, and James England, whose home burned down. They seek a combined $14.8 million in damages.
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8 people displaced after fire near San Francisco's Twin Peaks

KRON4.com - 10 May 2018
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - Eight to ten people are displaced after a fire in San Francisco Thursday morning.The fire broke out around 2:10 a.m. in a four-story building on 10 Glendale St., San Francisco Fire said on Twitter. Flames were on the fourth floor ...
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Ghost Ship Defendants Disagree On Whether To Delay Trial

CBS San Francisco - 24 May 2018
OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A rift opened up for the first time between Ghost Ship master tenant Derick Almena and creative director Max Harris in the case in which they each face 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter for their alleged roles in a fire at the ...
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Crews Extinguish Early-Morning House Fire in Discovery Bay

CBS San Francisco Bay Area - 19 May 2018
Eighteen firefighters sped to the single-story home at 3227 Lookout Point Loop around 5:12 a.m., finding heavy fire in the garage with an exposure to the neighboring residences, according to Battalion Chief Craig Auzenne. “Their ability to knock that ...
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Firefighters Battle San Jose Brush Fire

CBS San Francisco Bay Area - 18 May 2018
The fire is sending up a large plume of smoke over East Capitol Expressway. Chopper 5 crews out there still dealing with pockets of flames. The fire burned right up to some backyards of homes nearby. Investigators believe the fire may have started at a ...
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2 Hospitalized In 3-Car Treasure Island Collision

CBS San Francisco Bay Area - 22 May 2018
TREASURE ISLAND (CBS SF) — Two adults have been transported to an area hospital following a three-vehicle collision on San Francisco's Treasure Island Tuesday morning, according to fire officials. The crash was reported just before 10 a.m. at ...
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Bus bursts into flames on parkway; driver, passengers safe

San Francisco Chronicle - 24 May 2018
The fire destroyed the bus. It also forced the brief closure of the local southbound lanes, but the highway's express lanes remained open. State police say the bus was registered to Island Charter of Staten Island, New York. But it wasn't immediately ...
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Worried about wildfires, PG&E unveils new fire forecasting center

San Francisco Chronicle - 08 May 2018
It occupies a room within the company's San Francisco headquarters with stunning views of the bay, although the analysts face away from the panorama, toward a wall of screens. The facility will not replace the utility's existing weather forecasting ...
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Officials: Efforts failing to save US West sagebrush land

San Francisco Chronicle - 24 May 2018
"There is widespread recognition that invasive annual grasses and wildland fire are the most crucial threats to the sagebrush ecosystem, yet invasive annual grass management is not funded at a level to be effective in breaking the invasive annual grass ...
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Brush Fire Burns Along Highway 101 In Redwood City

CBS San Francisco Bay Area - 18 May 2018
REDWOOD CITY (CBS SF) — A brush fire along US-101 is slowing traffic in Redwood City Thursday afternoon as crews try to control the fire. The blaze was reported around 1:40 p.m. near the Woodside Road off-ramp. The fire was burning in a stretch of ...

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