Sacramento Fire Department


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.



Abandoned Sacramento House Catches Fire Overnight

Police officers were called out to an abandoned Sacramento home as recently as Wednesday to remove squatters. Thursday, fire crews answered the alarm and went into immediate emergency mode.


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.


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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.