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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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California regulators approve long-awaited fire risk map - San ...

San Francisco Chronicle - 19 Jan 2018
PG&E crews work in October on Vintage Circle in the heart of Santa Rosa's Fountaingrove neighborhood, destroyed by the Tubbs Fire. California regulators on Friday finally approved a statewide map intended to help prevent wildfires sparked by power ...
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12 Displaced In San Francisco Fire - 17 Jan 2018
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Twelve people, including a family of four, were displaced Tuesday afternoon when a two-alarm fire broke out and damaged two apartment buildings in San Francisco's Nob Hill neighborhood. The blaze was first reported at 3:47 p.m. in ...
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"Several victims" injured after gunman opens fire on SF highway

CBS News - 15 Jan 2018
SAN FRANCISCO -- A gunman opened fire on Highway 280 in San Francisco early Monday, wounding several people and forcing the shut down of the southbound lanes of the freeway for several hours, CBS San Francisco reports. The California Highway Patrol ...
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4 people displaced after San Francisco house fire

SFGate (blog) - 25 Dec 2017
Firefighters have contained a two-alarm fire that broke out at a single-family house Monday morning in the Bernal Heights neighborhood of San Francisco, fire officials said. At 1:58 a.m., fire officials announced on social media that the blaze at 257 ...
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San Francisco tilting high-rise cited for fire safety danger

SFGate - 05 Jan 2018
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco city building inspectors have issued a citation against a tilting 58-story residential tower for an apparent fire safety risk. KNTV of San Jose reports the Department of Building Inspection issued the violation ...
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SF Firefighters Under Investigation for Alleged Drunken Party

NBC Bay Area - 11 Jan 2018
Lt. Jonathan Baxter, a Fire Department spokesman, also would not discuss specifics of any personnel matter. But he confirmed there is an ongoing probe into “very serious” allegations when specifically asked about the Station 11 case. The Station 11 ...
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49 Evacuated After Fire At Antioch Assisted Living Center

CBS San Francisco Bay Area - 17 Jan 2018
ANTIOCH (CBS SF) — 49 patients were evacuated from an Antioch assisted living center Tuesday afternoon after a dryer inside the center caught fire, officials with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District said. The fire was reported at 1:14 p.m ...
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Video: Firefighter's Dramatic Catch Saves Baby From Apartment Fire

CBS San Francisco Bay Area - 16 Jan 2018
DECATUR, GA (CBS SF) — A dramatic early morning rescue of several people stranded in a burning building in Dekalb County, Georgia, last week included two children dropped from a third floor balcony who were caught by two fire captains. It will be a ...
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Blaze at firecracker factory outside Indian capital kills 17

San Francisco Chronicle - 21 Jan 2018
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Sea lions are attacking swimmers in San Francisco Bay - 13 Jan 2018
Since December, there have been four sea lion attacks in San Francisco Bay. On Thursday, a sea lion attacked a woman at Aquatic Park, a popular spot for swimming along the northern waterfront. She was swimming when a sea lion bit her knee and tried to ...
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Thomas Fire Now Largest in California History

CBS San Francisco Bay Area - 23 Dec 2017
The Thomas fire took only 2 ½ weeks to burn its way into history books as unrelenting winds and parched weather turned everything in its path to tinder — including more than 700 homes. The fire in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties had scorched 273 ...
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Fire Scorches Through San Francisco Business - 24 Dec 2017
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- A business was damaged Saturday morning in a two-alarm fire in San Francisco's Tenderloin District, fire officials said. The fire was reported at 11:19 a.m. at 83 Eddy St. and was initially one alarm. Fire officials said the roof ...
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San Francisco man gets 27 years for lighting partner on fire

Seattle Times - 05 Jan 2018
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco man has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for severely burning his girlfriend during a dispute at a coin laundry. The San Francisco Chronicle reported Thursday that 27-year-old Dexter Oliver was sentenced to ...
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Why not wood-fire all your meals?

San Francisco Chronicle - 17 Jan 2018
Its dense firebrick floor draws and holds the fire's heat; the insulated crown stores heat overhead, balancing the thermal mass and radiating heat downward. A flue in the front of the oven sucks air into the cooking chamber then up and over the food ...

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