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Another String Of Dumpster Fires Lit In Sacramento

A dumpster fire torched the side of a gas station mini-mart overnight, another in a rash of small fires crews have had to put out this week.



Scam Alert: Man Claims To Be Collecting Money For Injured Sacramento Firefighters

Authorities are asking area residents to be on the lookout for a scammer claiming to be collecting money for injured firefighters.


Damage caused by the fire. (Credit: SacFirePIO/Twitter)

Fire Destroys Sacramento Apartment, No Working Smoke Alarms Found

Firefighters say no working smoke alarm was found in an apartment that caught fire late Saturday morning.


The dog credited with saving the man's life. (Credit: Sacramento Fire Department)

Labrador Saves South Sacramento Man From Fire

Authorities are crediting a chocolate Labrador with saving the life of a Sacramento man after it alerted him to a fire inside a home that appeared not to have a smoke detector.



Car Crashes Into Sacramento Pizza Parlor

The car plowed through the front windows and ended up all the way inside the restaurant, causing major structural damage according to firefighters.


Crews ventilating the fire. (Source: @SacFirePIO)

15 People Displaced After Fire In South Sacramento

A fire along La Fresa Court has left 15 people homeless Saturday afternoon.


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American River Trail Fire Stopped At 30 Acres, Slowed Evening Commute

The fire broke out this afternoon and did not damage any structures. But when things seemed to be quieting down in the battle against the 30-acre blaze, flames got into live power lines, causing them to arc.



Fire Crews Looking At Adding Drones To Arsenal

Sacramento City Fire crews are – for the first time – using drones to get a unique and educational vantage point.


Source: Sac City Fire

Crews Battling 2-Alarm House Fire In South Sac

Crews are battling a house fire that has gone to two-alarms Wednesday afternoon.


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Fire Investigators Unable To Determine Cause Of Fire Near Cal Expo

Firefighters are unable to determine the exact cause of a wildland fire that burned dangerously close to Cal Expo on Friday.


Credit: CBS13

Cool Night Helps Crews Put Out Fire Near Cal Expo

Sacramento Fire Department investigators are looking into what caused a fire that burned along the American River Bike Trail near Cal Expo overnight.


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Firefighters’ Response To Three-Alarm Fire Slowed By Arcing Power Lines In South Sacramento

The fire broke out on Stockton Boulevard and quickly spread to other buildings and abandoned cars. The area was filled with vacant homes and debris, creating a difficult situation for first responders.