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Sacramento Father Being Hailed As Hero For Braving Fire To Save Kids

Sacramento firefighters are calling a South Sacramento father a hero after an early morning fire.


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Two People Injured, 146 Displaced By Blast At Rancho Cordova Apartment

Two people were critically injured by an explosion at a Rancho Cordova apartment on Wednesday night. Firefighters say the people were burned when the blast occurred in the ground floor apartment at 10531 Mills Tower Drive.


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Dozens Of Former NY Cops, Firefighters, Prison Guards Charged With Faking Psychiatric Problems

Scores of retired New York City police officers, firefighters and prison guards were charged Tuesday with faking psychiatric problems to get federal disability benefits — with some falsely claiming their conditions arose after the Sept. 11 attacks, prosecutors said.


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Fire Damages 2-Story Apartment Building In West Sacramento

Fire crews battled a fire at a vacant two-story building in West Sacramento on Monday.


Firemen enter a Boeing 777 airplane that crashed while landing at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013 in San Francisco, California. An Asiana Airlines passenger aircraft coming from Seoul, South Korea crashed while landing. (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images)

SFO Runway Death Prompts New Firefighter Training

Firefighters who work at San Francisco International Airport are receiving additional training on how to respond to airplane crashes following the Asiana Airlines accident in which a teenage girl was run over and killed by two emergency vehicles while lying wounded on the runway.


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Davis City, University Fire Departments Merger Met With Criticism

The two fire departments in the city of Davis share much of the same coverage area, but a decision to merge the two is coming with criticism and concern.


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UPDATED: Firefighters Gaining Ground On Grass Fire In Napa Area

Homes in the Napa area are being threatened by a wind-whipped grass fire that broke out late Thursday.


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Fire Damages High-Rise Residential Building In Los Angeles

Los Angeles firefighters have extinguished a blaze on the 11th floor of a residential high-rise on the city’s west side.


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Firefighter Injured While Battling Citrus Heights Blaze

A firefighter is recovering after a house fire in Citrus Height overnight.



Gov. Brown Joins Firefighters To Honor Fallen

Gov. Jerry Brown joined hundreds of uniformed firefighters statewide to pay tribute to fallen firefighters.


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Sacramento City Fire Hiring Firefighters After Quarter-Cent Sales Tax Increase

Seventeen firefighters are about to graduate from the academy and another 24 are set to be offered jobs this month. That’s a total of 41 firefighters that will be added to replace some of the positions lost during the recession.


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Firefighters Make Major Gains On Rim Fire Overnight

Crews working to corral the massive wildfire searing the edge of Yosemite National Park made major gains on the blaze overnight.