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booking photo of Genoveva Nunez-Figueroa. (credit: Ventura County Sheriff's Office)

Woman Arrested After Getting Stuck In Chimney

A woman stuck in the chimney of a Southern California house has been rescued and arrested.

10/20/2014

Fallen Firefighters Honored At Ceremony

Ceremony Held In Sacramento To Honor Fallen Firefighters

A solemn procession today through Capitol Park honored California firefighters who made the ultimate sacrifice.

10/11/2014

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Firefighters Gain Ground On 459-Acre Applegate Fire

Firefighters gained the upper hand overnight on a wildfire along Northern California’s Interstate 80 east of Sacramento that threatened 1,000 homes.

10/11/2014

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King Fire Grows To 89,574 Acres; 35 Percent Contained

Crews have nearly doubled containment of a wildfire threatening thousands of homes in Northern California, as they brace for dry heat and erratic winds that could undo their progress.

09/23/2014

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Fire In Yosemite National Park Backcountry Grows Quickly Overnight

Officials say a wildfire in the back country of Yosemite National Park that forced the helicopter evacuation of 85 park visitors grew substantially overnight.

09/08/2014

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Roseville Firebug Setting Fires In Field

Four fires were intentionally set in the Roseville area in the last two months, all tied to the same firebug, say investigators.

09/05/2014

View of the Lodge Fire from Cal Fire Boonville Battalion Chief Mark Steward.

8 Firefighters Burned Battling California Wildfire

Eight firefighters who suffered minor burns while battling a wildfire in Northern California left the hospital Saturday as crews gained enough ground on other blazes across the West to allow hundreds of people to return to their homes.

08/09/2014

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How Paramedics Are Becoming Sacramento Metro Firefighters

Eager Sacramento Metro Fire recruits have crossed the finish line into a new career.

07/03/2014

Pit bull puppy got stuck in a rim.  (credit: Kern County Fire Department)

California Firefighters Free Puppy From Auto Wheel

Firefighters in Bakersfield, California, had to rescue a pit bull from a tight spot.

06/24/2014

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Fire Behind Auburn Home Spreads To Kitchen, Causes Thousands Of Dollars In Damage

Fire crews are investigating what caused a propane tank to explode and cause a fire at an Auburn home overnight.

06/09/2014

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Rain Brings Relief To Fire Crews Battling Reno wildfire; 47% Contained

Rain falling in the Sierra Nevada is a welcome relief for crews trying to snuff out a wildfire on the edge of Reno. But it’s also bringing new challenges in the steep, slippery, canyons prone to landslides northeast of Lake Tahoe.

05/20/2014

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Huge Fire Burns Through San Jose Land Fill

A large fire that broke out at a San Jose land fill is under control but is spewing huge plumes of smoke and burning through fuel.

05/11/2014

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