San Jose Fire Department

A fire prompted dozens of evacuations in Moraga during PG&E's intentional power outage on Oct. 10, 2019.
Moraga-Orinda Fire Department
Holly Quan
October 10, 2019 - 9:35 am
A brush fire that broke at 1 a.m. Thursday in Moraga forced residents of 140 homes to flee shortly after PG&E intentionally cut power in the area. The 40-acre blaze burned land near the Sanders Ranch development and St. Mary's College. It was spread by winds of 15 mph. "The flames were all over...
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One person died in a fire possibly started by an arsonist in San Jose on Sept. 16, 2019.
San Jose Fire Department
Keith Menconi
September 16, 2019 - 10:30 am
Arson is suspected in a deadly fire that also left four firefighters hurt.
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An accident on Highway 101 in San Jose left one person dead and several cars badly burned on Aug. 8, 2019.
San Jose Fire Department
August 08, 2019 - 6:25 am
One person died, several were injured and four cars were badly burned in a fiery collision on Highway 101 in South San Jose on Thursday morning. The accident, which occurred around 3:30 a.m. near the Highway 85 turnoff, had caused traffic heading north to back up into Morgan Hill. A four vehicle...
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One person died in a house fire in San Jose on Greenmoor Drive on Aug. 5, 2019.
San Jose Fire Department
KCBS Radio Morning News
August 05, 2019 - 8:52 am
An elderly woman died and a girl was rushed to a hospital after a house fire ignited in San Jose on Monday, according to the fire department. The woman who died was 72 years old while the girl, who was hospitalized with critical injuries, was "eight to 10" years old, according to authorities. A 22-...
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Mike Colgan/KCBS Radio
Mike Colgan
February 12, 2019 - 2:05 pm
Fire crews rescued a man from San Jose's Coyote Creek after he fled from police following a complaint that he trespassed at a homeless encampment on Tuesday, authorities said.
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Matt Bigler/KCBS Radio
Matt Bigler
January 14, 2019 - 12:56 pm
Fire investigators are looking into the cause of a 2-alarm apartment blaze in San Jose that claimed the life of one woman and left nearly a dozen other residents homeless on Monday. Many residents from the Foxdale Loop apartments on Capitol Expressway awoke before dawn to the sound of neighbors...
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Jennifer Hodges/KCBS Radio
December 21, 2018 - 9:39 am
SAN JOSE — A deadly fire killed one man in the Driftwood Manor apartments on Blossom Hill Road before 4 a.m. on Friday. There was widespread panic when Leonardo, a resident of the complex woke up. "You just heard everybody screaming 'There a fire,'" he said to KCBS Radio. "I just saw the smoke in...
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This photo accompanied a Facebook message from Friends of San Jose Firefighters that criticized homeless people for allegedly endangering city firefighters.
Facebook
Matt Bigler
July 20, 2018 - 9:36 am
A social media post critical of homeless encampments in San Jose has landed supporters of local firefighters in hot water.
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Matt Bigler
June 28, 2018 - 8:33 am
A series of grass fires in San Jose on Wednesday were likely started by an arsonist, fire department officials said.
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San Jose Fire Department
June 06, 2018 - 10:42 am
A San Jose Fire Department firefighter wasn't injured after a vehicle that eventually crashed into a fire truck early morning narrowly missed him...
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