Sacramento Fire Department

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‘Rage On The River’ Makes Busy Day For Emergency Crews

A large fight at the Swabbies bar caused quite a commotion – just one of the many incidents authorities responded to Sunday.



Suspicious Activity Investigated After Fire Damages 2 South Sacramento Homes

A grass fire that quickly spread to a nearby neighborhood burned two homes in south Sacramento Sunday afternoon.


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Sacramento Firefighters, PG&E Test Technique To Spare Utility Poles From Flames

PG&E says the test is important because if the poles go up in flames, they can make a wildfire more dangerous with downed power lines and outages. Also, at $20,000 each, the poles aren’t cheap to replace.


The aftermath of the fire. (Credit: Sacramento Fire Department)

Families Homeless After Fire At North Sacramento Apartment Complex

Authorities say six families are homeless after a fire at a North Sacramento apartment complex Monday evening.


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Fire Burns At Commercial Building In South Sacramento

Firefighters are at the scene of a two-alarm fire in South Sacramento.



Police Chase Ends Tragically With Innocent Motorist Killed In Crash

A woman is dead after she was hit by a car being chased by police in North Sacramento Sunday evening.



Ex-Sacramento Firefighter Pleads No Contest To Raiding Elderly Victims’ Medicine Cabinets For Drugs

The Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office said 31-year-old Craig White entered the no contest plea Tuesday to two counts of first-degree burglary.


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Firefighters Rescue Man From Sacramento River

A man was rescued From the Sacramento River near the confluence of the American and Sacramento rivers on Friday.



Man, 85, Dies After Fire At Sacramento Home

An 85-year-old man has died following a house fire late Wednesday afternoon.


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Neighbor Saves A Mom And Her Daughter From Burning South Sacramento Home

Joe Brown lives across the streets, and says he was just watching TV when he heard an explosion. First he thought it was gunfire, until he stepped outside and saw smoke.



2 Dogs Dead, 8 People Displaced After North Sacramento House Fires

Firefighters battled flames at a two North Sacramento homes early Friday morning.


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Garage Fire At South Sacramento Home Displaces 8 People

Crews say eight people have been displaced after a garage fire at a south Sacramento home Tuesday morning.