16 Fallen Firefighters Honored In Sacramento CeremonyUniformed firefighters, officials and family members of 16 firefighters who died in the line of duty have honored them in a ceremony in Sacramento.
California Now Says Violent Inmates Have Long Fought FiresIn a sharp reversal of previous claims, California corrections officials said Wednesday that nearly 40 percent of the state's inmate firefighting crew have previous convictions for violent offenses, after the department claimed for years that only nonviolent inmates were admitted to the program.
Report: 'Wall Of Flame' Trapped 4 Firefighters Battling Fast-Moving Valley FireThe report details the trouble the four faced, how they were rescued, and the serious injuries they suffered.
Report Details Ordeal Of 4 Firefighters Trapped By Lake FireA new report details the harrowing ordeal four Northern California firefighters trapped by a fast-moving blaze endured before their rescue.
California City Approves First Ban On Drone Flights In State's HistoryThe Poway City Council wants to help firefighters by keeping the drones away from wildfires, which can make it unsafe for helicopters and air tankers to fly.
California Wildfires Mean 24-Hour Work Days, Weeks Away From Families For FirefightersFirefighters from Santa Rosa mopped up hot spots from the Rocky Fire as part of their 24-hour shift in hilly terrain.
Firefighter Injured Battling Nevada County Fire Remains In HospitalFour firefighters who were battling the Lowell Fire in Nevada County are recovering from burns they suffered over the weekend.
200 Firefighters Battling Vegetation Fire In VacavilleTwo hundred firefighters from multiple agencies are battling a fast-moving vegetation fire in Vacaville.
Firefighters Say Safe And Sane Fireworks Aren't Big Threat For Fires In DroughtWhile some residents are concerned fireworks stands are going up in California during the drought, fire officials say they’re not the ones that are the problem.
Natomas Hopeful Second Ambulance Could Be Coming SoonChris Andrew of Sacramento’s firefighters union says the fire department’s goal is to have an ambulance at the scene of life-threatening calls in eight minutes or less. But with one ambulance serving 100,000 Natomas residents, that doesn’t always happen.
3-Alarm Fire Burns At Williams Energy PlantA three-alarm fire burned on top of a rice hull silo at a business this morning in Williams.
Connecticut Man Dies While Shoveling Roof, First Responders Finish JobFirst responders who tried to save a man's life when he collapsed while shoveling snow off his roof returned to finish the work after he died.
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