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Sacramento Fire Department

Attendees gather at the First Baptist Church in Elk Grove for the memorial service of Sacramento Fire Department engineer William Porter on Friday, May 25, 2012. (credit: Sacramento Fire Department)

Memorial Service Held For Sacramento Firefighter

Firefighters from throughout the region gathered Friday morning in Elk Grove to pay respects to one of their own who died in a drowning accident earlier this month.


Sacramento firefighter cuts

Sacramento Officials Still Mulling Cuts To Fire, Police

Frustrated Sacramento firefighters marched to City Hall on Tuesday to protest proposed layoffs. But they’re not just challenging the cuts, they’re also offering a solution.


Firefighters work on the roof of a Natomas home that was reportedly set on fire on Saturday, March 3, 2012. (credit: CBS13)

Natomas House Set On Fire; Man Arrested

A house in the Natomas area of Sacramento was fully engulfed in flames early Saturday evening and a man was arrested during the blaze.


Sacramento City Hall (CBS)

Gift To Fire Station Held Up By Bureaucracy

A gift from an anonymous donor to a fire station stricken by budget cuts has been held up in City Hall for nearly a month.


City Council Meeting, Fire Department cuts

Dozens Of Firefighters At Risk Due To City Deficit

A $40 million deficit may lead to severe cuts to firefighting services, city officials warned Tuesday.


Captain Gene Dibble said he likely wouldn't have been hurt if additional resources were available to the fire department.

Fire Captain Says Cuts To Blame For Injury

A Sacramento Fire Department captain who broke his back in a fall while fighting a house fire over the weekend says a lack of manpower directly led to his injuries, but department officials disagree.


Dozens of firefighters responded to the fire at the Columbia Specialty building on Feb. 23, 2011.

Fire Razes Industrial Building

An industrial piping company was destroyed Wednesday evening after a raging fire broke out, sending flames four stories into the air.