Sacramento Fire Department

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Walter White Introduced As Sacramento Fire Department’s New Fire Chief

Walter White is the Sacramento Fire Department’s 21st Fire Chief and was presented as chief by Sacramento city manager John Shirey.


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Man Shot And Killed Near Sacramento Executive Airport

Police are investigating a shooting in Sacramento on Saturday night that occurred in a residential area four blocks east of Sacramento Executive Airport.


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Authorities Call Off Search Near Overturned Boat In American River

Sacramento Fire Department’s DART divers searched the American River near Highway 160 near an overturned boat.


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Crews Investigating Fires Sparked Along Bike Path Near Garden Highway

Authorities are investigating a string of fires sparked overnight along a bike path in north Sacramento.



UPDATE: Fire Burns More Than 5 Acres Along American River Parkway

A fire is burning more than five acres along the American River Parkway, fire officials say.


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UPDATED: Multiple Fire Agencies Searching For Man Following Ground Slide

Rescue crews are searching the waters of the American River after the ground slid underneath a man walking along the river Saturday night.


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Fire Crews Search For Cause Of Recycling Plant Fire

Fire crews are investigating the cause of a south Sacramento asphalt plant that caught fire overnight.


A Sacramento Fire engine responds to an apartment fire on Norwood Avenue on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. (submitted photo)

Man Found Dead In Sacramento Apartment Fire; Homicide Investigators Called Out

A man was found dead inside a burning apartment fire Friday morning, but police aren’t sure the fire is what killed him.


A Sacramento Fire hazmat truck responds to the Apple facility on Elk Grove on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. (credit: CBS13)

UPDATE: Hazmat Call Cleared At Apple Campus In Elk Grove

For the second time in the past few months, Hazmat officials responded to a false alarm at the Apple distribution center in Elk Grove.



Woman Injured Jumping From Balcony To Escape Two-Alarm Blaze

A woman has been hurt after jumping from a balcony to escape a two-alarm fire at her south Sacramento apartment complex, according to firefighters.


The Sacramento Fire Department responds to an apartment fire in Natomas on Thursday, June 14, 2012. (credit: Sacramento Fire)

UPDATE: Man Dies In Natomas Apartment Fire

An apartment in a Natomas complex caught fire Thursday morning, shooting large flames and black smoke from the roof that were visible for miles.


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Highway 160 In Sacramento Shut Down Due To Fire

The California Highway Patrol has shut down westbound Highway 160 in downtown Sacramento on Friday afternoon after a grass fire created a driving hazard.