Fire

Medical workers move equipment from a makeshift emergency room while the Feather River Hospital burns as the Camp Fire rages through Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018
AP Photo/Noah Berger
KCBS Radio Morning News
November 09, 2018 - 5:58 am
A fast-moving wildfire that ravaged a Northern California town Thursday sent residents racing to escape on roads that turned into tunnels of fire as thick smoke darkened the daytime sky, wiping out what a Cal Fire official said was a couple of thousand structures.
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The North Fire broke out in the Tahoe National Forest on Sept. 3, 2018k forcing campers to evacuate.
Placer County Sheriff Department
KCBS Radio Morning News
October 30, 2018 - 6:43 am
Expected high winds and low humidity have triggered a Red Flag fire warning for parts of the Bay Area. The Natiuonal Weather Service says the warning remains in effect until 9am Wednesday for the East Bay Hills, Mount Diablo range, and North Bay hills.
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A fire at a luxury condo project in West Oakland was spread by embers to nearby buildings.
KCBS Radio
KCBS Radio Morning News
October 23, 2018 - 4:41 am
The Oakland Fire Department is on the scene of a five alarm fire burning in a condominium complex construction site in West Oakland. The fire started after 2 am in the complex being built near West Grand Avenue and Filbert Street.
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Infrared drone view of Bay Point gas vault fire
Source: Pittsburg Police Department
KCBS Radio Morning News
October 18, 2018 - 8:56 am
Efforts continued Thursday morning to extinguish a fire that broke out Wednesday night in an underground Chevron natural gas line vault. An estimated 4,000 people in the area remained under an evacuation order.
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Fire near Coliseum.
KCBS Radio Morning News
October 10, 2018 - 7:17 am
OAKLAND (KCBS Radio) -- Fire erupted Wednesday morning in Oakland. The fire was burning in a warehouse at Hawley Street and 72nd Avenue, behind the Coliseum BART station parking lot. The Oakland Fire Department called a second alarm within minutes of the arrival of first crews on the scene...
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Burned Oakland homeless encampment
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KCBS Radio Morning News
September 11, 2018 - 6:47 am
OAKLAND (KCBS Radio) -- Fire tore through a massive homeless encampment in Oakland Tuesday morning, destroying numerous tents and makeshift shelters and chasing dozens of people into the street. The encampment along East 12th Street, near the Nimitz Freeway, the BART tracks and the Union Pacific...
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Fire crews
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Jenna Lane
August 01, 2018 - 7:27 am
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) -- Many fire chiefs around California want to "pre-position" strike teams before wildfires erupt, something that costs about $50,000 a day. And those fire planners are calling the budget California Governor Jerry Bown signed last month a good first step. A coalition of...
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Firefighters in burned area
AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez
KCBS Radio Morning News
July 30, 2018 - 5:54 am
Thousands more fled their homes after wildfires surged near a small lake town in Northern California while a deadly blaze farther north slowed slightly as crews stretched to their limits across the state fight flames that have claimed the lives of both firefighters and civilians.
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manresa fire damage
July 17, 2018 - 1:59 pm
The famed Los Gatos restaurant Manresa has been damaged in a fire for the second time in years.
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