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1. 2018-01-28 Man dies as townhouse goes up in flames in Santa Clara 1000 Clyde Ave, Santa Clara
2. 2017-12-12 Fire in Oakland hills damages multiple homes, prompts evacuations 6800 Snake Road, Oakland Hills
D. 2017-06-16 4-alarm warehouse fire sends cloud of smoke over San Francisco 1300 Donner Street, SF Bayview
4. 2017-05-19 San Jose family safely escapes from burning home Summer Street and South Jackson Avenue, East San Jose
5. 2017-04-23 Unattended candle sparks fire in Sunnyvale home 1300 Elsona Court, Sunnyvale
6. 2016-12-30 Firefighters put out two-alarm house fire 2100 Louis Road, Palo Alto
H. 2016-12-25 Families of 2 Oakland warehouse fire victims file 1st lawsuits Fruitvale
I. 2016-12-06 Official says refrigerator is possible point of origin in warehouse fire Oakland City Hall
2016-12-04 Warehouse fire death toll climbs to 33, and includes teens 31st Avenue and International Boulevard, Fruitvale

Suspicious San Mateo house fire kills woman, 70 Fire in Petaluma burning 4 homes   Residents who have evacuated their homes due to a fire that is burning several structures near 101 are gathering at a nearby shopping center San Jose: Firefighters battle pair of 2-alarm blazes Girl, 16, badly injured in Hayward house fire Firefighters contain 3-alarm house fire in Antioch Firefighters put out 2-alarm house fire in Fremont Map of Carol Avenue and Roberts Fremont
Man dies as townhouse goes up in flames in Santa Clara   Nearly 35 firefighters responded. After arriving, firefighters did a sweep of the building and found a man who was in cardiac arrest Fire in Oakland hills damages multiple homes, prompts evacuations Map of 6800 Snake Road Oakland  A fire fueled by high winds destroyed two homes and damaged six others after starting in an empty residence under construction 4-alarm warehouse fire sends cloud of smoke over San Francisco Map of 1300 Donner Street San Francisco  Firefighters battled the blaze inside the 5,000 square foot single story warehouse, and a shelter in place order was made around 2:20 p.m.   Official says refrigerator is possible point of origin in warehouse fire  An official briefed on the probe said that a refrigerator is being eyed as the 'possible' point of origin in the fire that has killed at least...   Warehouse fire death toll climbs to 33, and includes teens Map of 31st Avenue and International Boulevard Oakland
Jan.28   Santa Clara  

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Dec.12   Oakland Hills  
Jun.16   SF Bayview  
May.19  East San Jose  San Jose family safely escapes from burning home
Apr.23  Sunnyvale  Unattended candle sparks fire in Sunnyvale home

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Dec.30  Palo Alto  Firefighters put out two-alarm house fire
Dec.25  Fruitvale  Families of 2 Oakland warehouse fire victims file 1st lawsuits
Dec.6   Oakland City Hall  
Dec.4   Fruitvale  
  The firefighters combed through rubble for others believed to still be missing and made the grim announcement that teenagers were among the dead
Nov.25   San Mateo
Nov.24  San Mateo  San Mateo: Cat saves residents from two-alarm fire
 San Leandro  Irreplaceable family mementos saved in devastating house fire
Oct.3  Campbell  Campbell: Two-alarm fire displaces one
Sep.27   Petaluma  
Sep.19  East San Jose  Crews battle two-alarm house fire in San Jose
Sep.6  South San Jose  Six displaced by townhome fire behind Oak Grove High School
Aug.14  North San Jose  San Jose firefighter injured in Saturday night blaze
Aug.1   South San Jose
Jun.30   Hayward
 San Jose Downtown  Two-alarm fire burns abandoned warehouse
Jun.25   Antioch
Jun.6   Fremont  
  It took firefighters about an hour to put out the fire. The home had been abandoned and squatters had broken in through a back door

May.28   Potrero Hill  
May.25   Vallejo
May.23   Vallejo
May.22   Vallejo  
May.16  SF Sunset  SF house fire injures 3, including firefighter
May.5   San Leandro
Feb.15   San Jose Downtown  
  The fire in the single-story home sparked in a back bedroom and spread to the rest of the house
Feb.5   East San Jose   Fire damages two homes, displaces 16 in East San Jose Map of Nottoway Avenue and Story Road San Jose
  A fire displaced 16 people after severely damaging an East San Jose home and scorching a neighboring residence early Friday
Feb.4  Willow Glen  3-alarm fire burns 4 structures in San Jose Feb.2  Oakland Hills  Body of woman discovered in burned Oakland house Jan.23   East San Jose   Eight displaced by East San Jose house fire Map of Mt Everest Court San Jose
  A fast-moving fire damaged a home and displaced eight people living in the East San Jose foothills Saturday morning
Jan.20   Santa Rosa Hoverboard likely sparked Santa Rosa house fire that killed dogs
  Fire Department says they're now fairly certain that a hoverboard charging in a child's bedroom caused a house fire that killed two dogs
Jan.1   Vallejo   Vallejo family barely escapes fire that destroyed home
Map of Indiana Street Vallejo
  A large extended family escaped an early morning fire at the place they were renting on Indiana Street
  San Jose Firefighter suffers minor burn injury battling New Year's Day blaze

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Dec.30  Concord  Fire destroys home in Concord Dec.29   SF Sunset   2-alarm blaze damages residential building in S.F.’s Inner Sunset
Map of 1200 Fourth Avenue San Francisco
  The fire was reported around 10:30 a.m. on the second story of a 3 story residential building. The fire spread vertically before being put out
  Antioch   2 adults, 1 dog displaced after house fire in Antioch Map of 3001 Cherry Street Antioch
  Firefighters arrived on scene and found fire coming from the attic. They were able to knock down the fire by about 2 a.m.
Nov.29   Novato Muscle car explosion sets off Novato house fire Map of 700 Cherry Street Novato
  A man working on his muscle car, accidentally set part of his home and a nearby hillside on fire over the weekend when the vehicle’s engine exploded
Nov.12   San Jose Downtown Firefighters revive two dogs after 2-alarm house fire
Map of East William Street and South 18th Street San Jose
  An intense house fire displaced nearly 20 people at a three-story duplex east of downtown Thursday afternoon
Nov.1   Danville Danville police say house fire caused by arson Map of Linda Mesa Avenue Danville
  Witnesses told police they saw a subject throw an object at the home and then left the scene at a high rate of speed
Oct.16  SF Richmond  Firefighters extinguish 3-alarm blaze in SF's Inner Richmond Aug.21   Vallejo 3-alarm warehouse fire on Mare Island Aug.16   Willow Glen   Blaze damages Willow Glen home, displaces family Map of 1300 Bird Ave San Jose
  The family, who live in a single-story home heard a loud explosion in their garage. The flames quickly engulfed the structure and spread to their house
Aug.1   East San Jose Large house fire tops wire-to-wire morning for SJFD Jul.26   Menlo Park   Menlo Park fire causes $1 million in damage Map of 1045 Trinity Drive Menlo Park
  Firefighters arrived at 3:22 a.m. to find heavy fire. One corner of the building was collapsed and fire was visible on the roof
Jul.12   Highway 101   Brush fire sparked by house fires Map of Snow Drive and Giraudo Drive San Jose
  2 fires burning at the same time in the same area started with a house fire on Snow Drive and Giraudo Drive that quickly spread to nearby homes
Jul.3   East San Jose Off-duty San Jose firefighter saves people from house fire Jun.23   Vallejo   Man hospitalized with severe burns after house fire
  Firefighters believe a welding accident may be to blame. Massive flames could be seen coming out of the top of the garage at 12:20 this morning
Jun.21   Orinda   2-alarm fire burned home
Map of 16 Charles Hill Road Orinda
  The fire was reported around 10:20 a.m. and appears to have started in the garage near state Highway 24
Jun.8   South San Jose   Three people displaced by fire at Almaden Valley home Map of 6000 El Paseo Drive San Jose
  A electrical fire ignited early Monday morning and damaged the attic and roof at the large, ranch-style home
Jun.2   Campbell Saratoga Los Gatos   2-alarm house fire in Monte Sereno Map of Saratoga-Los Gatos Rd Monte Sereno Campbell Saratoga Los Gatos
  Five people were inside at the time of the fire and all got out safely, but a cat is missing
Apr.28   San Francisco   Three houses damaged in fire Map of 167 Maynard Street San Francisco
  Three houses on the 100 block of Maynard Street were damaged early Tuesday evening in San Francisco's Excelsior neighborhood
Apr.25   Walnut Creek   Fire destroys home where teen partied Map of 400 Arbol Via Walnut Creek
  Fire officials are investigating whether teenagers who held a party at a vacant home sparked a fire. The blaze caused about $750,000 damage
Apr.22   Walnut Creek   Firefighters put out two-alarm fire at home   Crews were able to get the fire under control around 5 a.m. Contra Costa firefighters first reported the blaze around 4 a.m. Feb.28  East Oakland  Firefighters contain Oakland warehouse fire Feb.27   North San Jose Four displaced by townhome fire Jan.7   East Oakland   Fire destroys East Oakland home Map of 1200 76th Avenue Oakland
  Fire destroyed a single-story house apparently occupied by squatters in East Oakland's Arroyo Viejo neighborhood early this morning

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Dec.25   Potrero Hill   Three-alarm fire destroyed two homes in Potrero Hill   The fire was first reported around 6:45 a.m. No one was injured as the residents were out of town. Two adjacent homes were also impacted   North Oakland Resident suffers broken leg in North Oakland house fire
Dec.1   Campbell Firefighter injured, house damaged in two-alarm fire Nov.27   SF Bayview Woman suffered smoke inhalation in fire at warehouse   A woman suffered smoke inhalation in a one-alarm fire at an abandoned warehouse in SF Hunters Point neighborhood around 7:15 a Nov.22  San Ramon  San Ramon fire leaves 1 dead Nov.20   East San Jose As home burns, 3 people jump onto mattress from window Map of Palacio Espada Court San Jose
  As smoke billowed from a burning couch downstairs, three people escaped a townhome by leaping from a second-story window onto a mattress
Nov.12   East San Jose   Home in east foothills destroyed in 2-alarm fire   When crews arrived, the home was fully engulfed, but all three residents were able to escape unscathed Oct.24  Milpitas  4 people rescued from roof of house that caught fire Oct.11  Hayward  Elderly man died in house fire Oct.9   East San Jose Man escapes house fire with 5 dogs, 1 turtle Map of Gerard Way San Jose
  A man safely got 5 dogs and a turtle out of his burning home after he was alerted by neighbors that flames were shooting out of his garage
Oct.5   East Oakland   2-alarm fire in East Oakland Map of 1200 76th Avenue Oakland
  A two-alarm fire that burned through two single-story homes in East Oakland displaced six people and three dogs Saturday afternoon
Oct.4   Los Altos Hills   2-alarm house fire in Los Altos Hills Map of 13000 La Cresta Drive Los Altos Hills
  Firefighters arrived to find a vehicle on fire inside a garage east of Highway 280 and called for a second alarm about 10 minutes later
Oct.2  East Oakland  3-alarm fire contained near Mills College in Oakland Sep.14  Santa Rosa  2-alarm fire killed woman in her home Sep.12   Milpitas Firefighter injured in residential fire Aug.20   Ingleside   Early morning fire sent one person to hospital Map of Miramar Avenue San Francisco
  The fire was reported at 1 a.m. A resident said the fire started in the garage and a loud boom he heard a loud boom
Aug.18   East Oakland Huge fire in abandoned warehouse Jul.30   South San Jose   5-alarm fire destroyed one home and damaged another   Firefighters arrived at the scene to find one residence engulfed in flames and the fire threatening to spread to two other homes   East Oakland   Fire raced through two homes Map of 47th and Melrose avenue Oakland
  An early morning fire is forcing more than a dozen people to make harrowing escapes in the city's Fremont neighborhood
Jul.26   Spartan Stadium   5-alarm fire burning near Spartan Stadium   Around 3:30 a.m., a fire broke out in a warehouse. One person was critically injured and several buildings were damaged Jul.25   Lafayette   Fire damages Lafayette home Map of Monticello Road Lafayette
  A 3-alarm fire damaged at least one home and burned roughly 2 acres of wildlands in before fire crews brought it under control Friday evening
Jul.5   South San Jose   Senior hurt after three escape burning San Jose house Map of 749 Braxton Drive San Jose
  Three people escaped a burning home in South San Jose on Saturday after an appliance apparently sparked a large fire
Jun.23   Orinda   Fire cause house's structure collapsed Map of 46 Tarry Lane Orinda
  The fire was reported at 6:42 a.m. Firefighters are battling the blaze defensively because the house's structure partially collapsed
Jun.22   Concord   Fire destroys home, displaces residents Map of Detroit Avenue Concord
  A two-alarm fire at a single-family home on Sunday morning destroyed a home and displaced several neighboring residents,
Jun.19   East San Jose Fire destroys two homes near Mt. Hamilton Jun.18   Sunnyvale   3-alarm fire ravaged 2 suburban homes
Map of 900 Lantana Drive Sunnyvale  The fires at the neighboring houses in the 900 block of Lantana Drive were reported at 9:25 a.m. and controlled by about 11 a.m. Jun.17   North San Jose   Two people were displaced in townhouse fire Map of 1900 Messina Drive San Jose  The blaze was found in a second floor unit of the townhouse and under control about an hour later Jun.6   Hayward   Woman in wheelchair died in house fire Map of Townsend Ave and Banbury Street Hayward
  A couple, said to be in their 60's, was able to escape an overnight house fire. 75-year-old Carol Flores died
May.14   Milpitas   Debris pile burning in warehouse at Newby Island Landfill   Crews worked Wednesday night to snuff out a hard-to-reach fire that broke out in 20-foot-high piles of debris inside a large warehouse May.13   San Bruno   More than a dozen residents displaced in house fire Map of 900 Montgomery Avenue San Bruno
  Firefighters arrived to find the blaze burning a duplex and an adjacent single-family home and worked to contain the flames to the two structures
May.4   Vallejo   Nine people displaced after house fire in Vallejo Map of 518 Lincoln Blvd East Vallejo  Nine people living in a converted rear garage of a home in Vallejo were displaced in a two-alarm fire that totally destroyed the structure May.3  East Oakland  Woman killed in one-alarm Oakland house fire May.2   West San Francisco Two hurt in 3-alarm house fire in S.F.'s Oceanview Apr.30   San Jose Downtown   Three displaced by house fire in San Jose Map of 500 North 8th Street San Jose
  1-alarm house fire was reported at 2:37 a.m. near the downtown area. The blaze was called under control at 3:42 a.m.
Apr.22   San Francisco 3-alarm fire burns three homes   SF Bayview   Family of four displaced by fire in Bayview District Map of 66 Ardath Court San Francisco
  The fire appears to have started in the first floor of the three-story house. The fire was contained to the first floor
Apr.15   East Oakland 93-year-old man dies in East Oakland house fire Apr.14   Fremont Fremont fire displaces five residents, kills two dogs Map of 35000 Woodbridge Place Fremont
  The garage at the home was fully involved with flames and spread to the attic. Two cars on the driveway were also on fire
Apr.13   Berkeley Investigators work to determine cause of 5-alarm Berkeley fire   Berkeley   Berkeley warehouse inferno controlled Map of 1823 Eastshore Highway Berkeley  A raging five-alarm warehouse fire destroyed Joshua Tree Furniture and two storage areas The inferno caused millions in damage before Apr.12   Berkeley   Firefighters battling major warehouse fire in Berkeley   A large multi-alarm blaze at the Wooden Duck furniture company on Eastshore highway. Smoke and flames could be seen rising high into the sky Apr.7   West San Jose   3 houses burn, residents evacuated in San Jose fire   The flames were fueled in part by a natural-gas pipeline in the backyard of the house that was destroyed. Residents of the neighborhood were... Apr.6   Mill Valley Fire destroys $1 million home, displaced three residents Apr.1   San Francisco   1 dead, 6 injured in S.F. house fire 1 dead, 6 injured in S.F. house fire Map of 25 Castillo St San Francisco
  An 84-year-old Jane Thompson died and six people were injured in a 2-alarm fire that swept through a two-story home in Sunnydale neighborhood
Mar.27   North San Jose   Four displaced in fire near Milpitas border Map of Via Flores Court San Jose
  Four adults and a dog were displaced by a Thursday afternoon fire that broke out in the yard of a two-story home and crept up a wall into the attic
Mar.17  South San Jose  Marijuana grow found at San Jose house fire Mar.16   Mountain View   Fire destroys Mountain View home Map of Fordham Way and Cuesta Drive Mountain View
  An early-morning fire destroyed a single-story home. Part of the roof collapsed in the blaze, which destroyed much of the house
Mar.15   Iron Triangle   Fire destroys house, displaces 15 residents in Richmond Map of 400 B Street Richmond
  One person was hospitalized for breathing problems. The blaze burned throughout the house and into the home's attic space
Mar.13   San Jose Downtown   Family displaced, one hospitalized after house fire near freeway Map of 400 Auzeriais Avenue San Jose
  A blaze that broke out in the bedroom of a home a block away from a fire station was quickly knocked down by arriving crews Thursday night
  Santa Clara Two dogs perish, home destroyed in fire Map of Quinn Court Santa Clara
  Two dogs perished and a home was destroyed in a Thursday afternoon blaze that broke out on a cul-de-sac near San Tomas Expressway
Mar.8   Oakland   One person dead in Oakland house fire Map of 200 Santa Clara Avenue Oakland
  The fire was reported shortly after 2 a.m. on the 200 block of Santa Clara Avenue in Grand Lake neighborhood
Mar.7   South San Jose   Two injured in two-alarm fire in San Jose   The fire was found in the rear of the structure in a patio enclosure. There were bars on all the windows and exterior doors Mar.2   San Leandro   Crews contain 2-alarm house fire in San Leandro Map of 2079 Altamont Road San Leandro
  Alameda County firefighters have contained a two-alarm fire at an abandoned two-story home in unincorporated San Leandro this morning
Feb.27   South San Jose   18 displaced in 3-alarm fire at complex in San Jose Map of 100 Chynoweth Avenue San Jose
  When crews arrived, the blaze had spread into three of the units and the attic space in the back of a two-story, four-unit townhouse complex
Feb.25   San Jose Downtown   Victim found dead in San Jose house fire Map of Willard and Douglas avenue San Jose
  The victim was found inside a home after firefighters extinguished the blaze, which was reported at 12:15 a.m
Feb.21   San Leandro   Firefighters knock down house fire in San Leandro Map of Williams and Alvarado Streets San Leandro
  Witnesses could see flames from the freeway on I-880. Fire crews have knocked it down and right now, they're keeping an eye on any hotspots
Feb.19   Fremont   Two-alarm house fire knocked down in Fremont Map of 37200 Mission Boulevard Fremont
  Crews responded to a report of a fire at a abandoned two-story residential structure in Fremont's Niles District at about 4:25 a.m.
Feb.17   East San Jose Dog dies after home burns, displacing 15 residents Map of 2600 Othello Avenue San Jose
  None of the residents were injured in the 2-alarm blaze, which had firefighters fearing an explosion because of free-flowing gas inside
Feb.13   Richmond   Man died while trying to escape the fire Map of 400 South 23rd Street Richmond
  The fire department say it appears to have been started by an electrical short
Feb.12   Richmond   Richmond officials investigate fatal house fire Map of 400 South 23rd Street Richmond
  The damage doesn't look that bad from the air, but we've heard that when fire crews got inside they found a victim
Feb.3   West Oakland   Two-alarm house fire controlled in Oakland Map of 34th and Peralta Streets Oakland
  Oakland firefighters are on the scene of a two-alarm house fire in West Oakland that spread to the adjacent home
Jan.31   Santa Clara Woman injured in house fire, then arrested Map of Avenida De Lago Santa Clara
  A woman who was injured in a fire that destroyed her home near the new 49ers stadium was later arrested on suspicion of arson as she lay in a hospital bed
Jan.19   South San Jose   Firefighters extinguish three-alarm fire Map of 1800 Almaden Road San Jose
  The fire near the Highway 87 overcrossing, was reported at 11:20 a.m., in a one-story building. One person suffered smoke inhalation
Jan.14   Antioch Pot grow found after house fire in Antioch Map of Hidden Glen Drive Antioch
  A neighbor saw this home's electrical panel sparking and called 911. Firefighters found a number of marijuana plants inside and called police
Jan.13   East San Jose San Jose fire investigated; search for arsonist continues Map of 17000 Crothers Road San Jose
  The fire was set outside a home and firefighters got it out before it made it to the house near Alum Rock Park
Jan.12   South San Jose   Two people displaced in two-alarm house fire Map of Rosenbaum Avenue and the West Capitol Expressway San Jose
  The blaze started around 12:45 a.m.. The exterior of the single-story house burned, and the blaze also moved into the attic
Jan.11   San Jose Downtown Officials investigating two-alarm house fire in San Jose Map of 17th Street and East St John San Jose
  Fire officials say they suspect an arsonist is at work again and they're offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to a conviction
Jan.10   Palo Alto   Two found dead in house fire in Palo Alto   Police said the 1-alarm fire was contained to one house and no others were damaged. The fire department first reported the fire at about 8 p...   Walnut Creek   One killed in two-alarm house fire Map of Hilltop Crescent Walnut Creek
  62-year-old Charles MacDonald of the home on Hilltop Crescent was reported to be trapped upstairs. There was heavy smoke and flames coming from the second floor
Jan.9   San Jose Downtown   Five-alarm fire burning warehouse in San Jose   Residents have been evacuated from some homes. Firefighters are protecting a neighborhood and a shelter-in-place has been ordered

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Dec.25   San Francisco 2 injured in 3-alarm fire on Baker St. in San Francisco
Dec.23   East San Jose   Family displaced by two-alarm blaze Map of 4000 Prunetree Lane San Jose
  A family of three was displaced by a two-alarm blaze that broke out behind a home Monday afternoon and spread into the kitchen
Dec.14   Oakland Hills   Man, 75, killed in fire at his Oakland home
Map of 2383 Thackeray Drive Oakland  He was found dead in a single-alarm fire that gutted the bathroom. The 4:30 p.m. fire was controlled within five minutes at the single-story home Dec.13   East Oakland   Family escapes house fire in Oakland overnight Map of 90th Avenue and A Street Oakland
  The fire destroyed that home and damaged two others before crews could get it under control
Dec.11   Concord Four-alarm warehouse fire in Concord investigated Nov.14   East San Jose   Crews knock down fire at home near Capitol Expressway Map of 700 Excalibur Drive San Jose
  A fire that started on the outside of a home spread into the garage and attic space, but was knocked down before causing major damage
Oct.31   South San Jose   2-alarm fire damages townhome, displaces two Map of Camden Village Circle and Camden Avenue San Jose  A fire rose through the walls and into the attic of a townhome Thursday, forcing two people to look elsewhere for housing until repairs are made Oct.25   Vallejo   Three-alarm house fire put out in Vallejo Map of 200 Dryden Drive Vallejo
  Firefighters responded to a three-alarm fire in Vallejo this morning. The blaze was reported on the 200 block of Dryden Drive
Oct.22   San Rafael   San Rafael firefighters control hillside house fire Map of Sea View Ave and Mission Avenue San Rafael
  Firefighters brought a two-alarm blaze at a large hillside home in San Rafael under control Tuesday morning
Oct.21   San Jose Downtown   Two-alarm fire damages Victorian-style home near downtown Map of South Third Street and Virginia Street San Jose
  A second-alarm was called in part to make sure the fire did not jump to an adjacent seven-unit apartment complex
Oct.18   East Palo Alto Firefighters battle 3-alarm house fire Oct.16   Pleasant Hill   Fire damages house and cars in Pleasant Hill Map of Dove Court and Pleasant Hill Road Pleasant Hill
  Flames grew fast, engulfing a home then several cars parked nearby. Several loud booms were heard and seen as the fire spread
Oct.15   Discovery Bay   Seniors found safe after house fire in Discovery Bay Map of Greenfield Court Discovery Bay
  Fire officials were worried for a period there, looking for the two seniors who live in the house, but they eventually found them outside the house
Oct.9   San Jose   Residents displaced after two-alarm blaze Map of 1100 S 6th Street San Jose
  As many as five people may be displaced after a two-alarm blaze that broke out Wednesday afternoon at a home near Spartan Stadium
Oct.7   Palo Alto   Firefighters put out house fire Map of Matadero Avenue and Orinda Street Palo Alto
  A home that was scheduled for a renovation is a total loss after an early morning blaze. When crews arrived, the attic was fully involved
Oct.6  Petaluma  One injured, five displaced in 2-alarm Petaluma house fire Oct.4   South San Jose Two-alarm house fire knocked down in San Jose Oct.2   San Jose Downtown Prayer shrine in attic may have sparked fire Map of Delmas Avenue and Brown Street San Jose
  The fire, located at a single-family dwelling in the 600 block of Delmas Avenue near Brown Street, was reported at 3:35 a.m.
Sep.29   East Oakland   Firefighters battle two-alarm blaze at Oakland home Map of 1600 79th Avenue Oakland
  Crews responded to a report of a blaze at a one-story, single-family home
Sep.24   Piedmont   Fire damages large homes in Piedmont Map of Maxwelton Road Piedmont
  The Oakland Fire Department is helping Piedmont but despite efforts to contain the flames, the fire has spread to a nearby home, causing some damage
Sep.20   South San Jose Small fire reveals marijuana plants growing inside Map of Chynoweth Avenue and Monterey Road San Jose
  A small, early-morning fire at a home in South San Jose led to the discovery of about 75 marijuana plants
Sep.18   East San Jose   Woman hospitalized after San Jose house fire Map of 3400 Tokay Court San Jose
  An elderly woman suffering from smoke inhalation was transported to the hospital following a one-alarm house fire
Sep.17   West Oakland   3-alarm fire put out at multiple Oakland homes Map of 900 24th Street Oakland
  All 12 residents in the buildings have been accounted for. Firefighters say the blaze may have started from electrical problems in the laundry room
Sep.15   Pittsburg   Three women die in house fire Map of 200 Dimaggio Avenue Pittsburg
  The victims, whose names weren't immediately released, were found dead inside a home after the fire was reported at 12:30 a.m.
 One woman was found in a bedroom, and the two others were found in the kitchen, where they may have tried to escape the flames. A second home may have been damaged in the fire
Sep.9   Fremont 7 injured, 2 critically from Fremont house fire Sep.8   Mountain View   Two homes damaged in Mountain View fire Map of 1800 Orangetree Lane Mountain View
  A home was destroyed and another was damaged in a two-alarm fire Saturday evening at a single-family home
Aug.30   North San Jose Grandmother critically injured in SJ house fire Aug.27   East Oakland   Oakland firefighters contain 2-alarm house fire Map of 1248 50th Avenue Oakland
  The fire at the two-story house was upgraded from one-alarm to two-alarm before it was contained. It was reported at 2:58 a.m.
Aug.7   Antioch   Man taken to the hospital with burns after fire Map of Filbert Street Antioch
   Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a house fire in Antioch that sent one person to the hospital. It broke out after 10:30pm
Jul.30   Visitacion Valley Pot grow discovered at two-alarm house fire in SF Map of 100 Tucker Avenue San Francisco
  Immediately firefighters encountered problems with forcible entry and noticed that obviously this is a highly secured building
Jul.16   South San Jose More than 90 cats killed in San Jose house fire Jun.23  South San Jose  Crews battle house fire that injures one, displaces three Jun.18   Sunnyvale   One found dead in house fire Map of 200 Central Avenue Sunnyvale
  By the time firefighters arrived, heavy flames were emanating from the home. Crews corralled the fire and afterward found a body in the kitchen area
Jun.17   San Rafael   Homeowner injured in San Rafael house fire Map of 202 Gallinas Ave San Rafael
  A homeowner suffered minor injuries in a two-alarm house fire that started in a garage in San Rafael Saturday morning
Jun.9   Walnut Creek Crews battle two-alarm house fire May.30   East Oakland Warehouse fire at marijuana grow site in Oakland Map of 1232 51st Ave Oakland
  Firefighters battled a one-alarm fire at a marijuana grow site inside a warehouse in East Oakland this morning
May.23   Pinole   Man escapes early morning house fire in Pinole Map of 1491 Wallace Court Pinole  A 40-year-old Pinole man awoke to smell smoke inside his residence and was able to escape with his life was not injured May.20   Marin County   Three evacuated from house fire in Kentfield Map of Kentfield Marin County
  Fierce flames broke through the roof of the home, and spread quickly. An elderly woman, her son and his wife narrowly escaped
Apr.16   San Jose Downtown 7-year-old girl killed in San Jose house fire Apr.6   Saratoga   Firefighters battle house fire in Saratoga Map of 18565 Aspesi Drive Saratoga
  Upon arrival, firefighters witnessed heavy flames coming from the single-story home. At least 40 percent of the home was engulfed in flames
Mar.30   Concord 10 bulldogs rescued from Concord house fire Map of Hillsborough Drive Concord
   Firefighters were called to a home on Hillsborough Drive around 6:30 p.m. They found a small fire, a bunch of smoke, and several bulldogs
Mar.12   Novato Firefighters discover pot grow at Novato house fire Map of 1800 Marion Avenue Novato
  Firefighters discovered a marijuana grow operation while battling a one-alarm blaze at a home
Mar.5   Los Altos Hills   Crews at scene of two-alarm house fire Map of 26890 Alejandro Drive Los Altos Hills
  A fire official said the blaze appears to have started on the second floor. No injuries have been reported
Feb.6   San Leandro   Man killed in San Leandro house fire Map of 13115 Neptune Drive San Leandro
  The man was the sole occupant of a two-bedroom house, where a fire was reported around 4:55 a.m..

year 2012 Top ^

Dec.4   Petaluma   Firefighters battle house fire outside Petaluma
Map of 1010 Stadler Lane Petaluma
  The fire at 1010 Stadler Lane was reported at 3:37 a.m. and was brought under control by firefighters at 5:18 a.m.
Dec.3   Concord   Concord 2-alarm house fire extinguished Map of 820 Ridge Drive Concord
  The fire was reported at 4:03 p.m. The house sits high on a ridge, making smoke from the fire visible to most of central Contra Costa County
Nov.14   El Sobrante Firefighter injured in El Sobrante house fire Map of 5815 Sherwood Forest Drive El Sobrante
   A firefighter sustained a minor injury while battling a one-alarm structure fire early this morning
Oct.12   San Jose   Two injured in two-alarm house fire in San Jose
  There were live rounds of ammunition inside a house on fire and burning out of control
Sep.25   South SF   Four injured from house fire
Map of Grand and Chestnut Avenues South SF
  A police officer and three residents are being treated for smoke inhalation. The fire was pinpointed to the back of the home
Jul.13   San Bruno Toddler dead; grandparents critical after house fire Jul.11   West San Jose   Three-alarm house fire knocked down Map of 1000 Andrea Drive San Jose
  Crews believe the fire started in the kitchen and the family admitted they left something on the stove overnight
Jul.1   Martinez   Martinez firefighters put out 2-alarm house fire Map of 2100 Trinity Place Martinez
  Arriving fire personnel reported seeing heavy fire coming from one side of the home
Jun.26   East Oakland One dead, one critical after house fire Jun.21   Berkeley One killed, two injured in house fire May.8   Antioch 4-alarm fire burns Pittsburg tire warehouse Mar.17   Napa   Ammunition explodes in massive house fire Map of Mustang Road Napa
  A house in unincorporated Napa was destroyed by a fire. The one-alarm house fire, east of the city of Napa, was reported at 9:41 p.m.
Feb.29   Napa   Massive house fire in Napa overnight Map of 3100 Redwood Drive Napa
  A three-alarm house fire near Napa caused at least $300,000 in damage. Fire crews responded at 9:34 p.m. to a fire at a two-story home
Feb.22   Petaluma Two die in house fire near Petaluma Feb.9   Santa Rosa Six animals die in grow-house fire Map of 645 King St Santa Rosa
  Four dogs and two cats died when their owners' marijuana-grow operation caught fire and destroyed part of their home

year 2011 Top ^

Dec.18   East Oakland   Man dies in Oakland house fire
Map of Arthur Street and 79th Avenue Oakland
  55-year-old man succumbed to smoke inhalation as he slept. 3 other people who lived in the single-family home as renters were able to escape
Dec.8   East Oakland   Fire crews battle house fire Map of 2400 Renwick Street Oakland
  Firefighters are on the scene at a two-alarm fire in the Maxwell Park neighborhood
Sep.18   Vallejo Two elderly killed in house fire Jun.30   El Cerrito   Elderly woman perishes in house fire Map of Moeser Lane and King Drive El Cerrito
  A man tried to get his mother out of the house but 97-year-old Beatriz Reyna died in the fire
Mar.27   Pittsburg   Three people injured in house fire Map of East 12th Street Pittsburg
  A passerby, who noticed smoke coming from the home and heard pleas coming from inside, helped the people escape

year 2010 Top ^

Jul.4   South SF   Woman Killed In House Fire
Map of 1062 Crestwood Drive South SF
  The firefighters found that the second story was engulfed in flames. They found a dead woman while they were fighting a two-alarm fire
Apr.14   San Jose   Woman Injured In House Fire Dies Map of Brownstone Court San Jose
  A woman Wednesday succumbed to injuries she suffered in a fire last Friday, becoming the second victim to have died as a result of the blaze
Apr.9   East San Jose   2 died, 4 Injured In 2-Alarm House Fire   The blaze was reported at 3:56 p.m. at a one-story house. The fire was controlled by 4:50 p.m. Mar.15   Pinole   Woman Killed In House Fire Map of 2300 Tennent Court Pinole
  The fire was reported at 4:52 a.m. at a single-family home; the blaze was burning in a rear bedroom
Mar.5   East San Jose   One Person Killed In House Fire Map of 790 Linda Vista Street San Jose
  A suspicious two-alarm residential fire after receiving 'multiple calls reporting the sound of an explosion and then visible fire'

year 2009 Top ^

Dec.26   Richmond   1 Person Dies In East Richmond House Fire
Map of 6119 Bernhard Ave Richmond
  Fire investigators were trying to determine the cause of a fire that killed a person near East Richmond
Dec.17   East Oakland   Father Killed In Raging House Fire Map of 4037 Mera St Oakland
  There were 7 people in the home at the time, including 3 children. All escaped unhurt except the 44-year-old father
Oct.21   Tiburon   4-alarm house fire   The fire, burning at a home, was reported at about 9:30 a.m Sep.3   Alum Rock   1 Dead In SJ House Fire; 2 Rescued Map of 14170 Woodhaven Drive San Jose
  Arriving units reported the home to be fully engulfed in flames. Crews found one person who had died from smoke inhalation
Jul.13   Cupertino   Disabled Veteran Killed In House Fire Map of 10610 Johansen Drive Cupertino
  2-alarm fire killed 53-year-old quadriplegic Marion Medeiros and injured his mother
Jun.29   Antioch   52-Year-Old Man Killed In House Fire Map of 200 John Gildi Avenue Antioch
  Firefighters extinguished the blaze by 8:35 a.m., but when they entered the home they found 52-year-old Brian Torres dead inside
Mar.24   San Ramon   2 Missing In House Fire Map of 14 Molina Court San Ramon
  The residents using candles to light the home. One person in the home was able to escape, though it was unclear if anyone else was trapped inside
Feb.11   West San Jose   House Fire Kills Man, Dog   The firefighters spotted the body of a man in the living room, just feet from a sliding glass door that led outside Feb.5   San Francisco 6 Firefighters Hurt, 1 Critical In House Fire
Map of 627 Felton St San Francisco  The injuries were sustained in an extremely hot and fast moving blaze first reported at about 12:30 a.m. at a vacant 2-story residence Jan.4   Danville   House Fire Causes Estimated $1M Damage Map of 8 Diamond Court Danville
  There was one injury and was controlled at about 2 a.m.
Jan.3   Pacifica   Woman Dies In House Fire Map of 162 Hilton Lane Pacifica
  A woman died at the hospital after she was rescued from her burning home. Firefighters had to force entry to rescue the woman

year 2008 Top ^

Feb.4   Napa   4 Dead In House Fire
  4 people were found in one room in the back of the single-story home; 3 died at the scene, an adult female and two young boys
 Fire officials believe they are from the same family. The blaze started just before 5 a.m. When firefighters arrived, flames were coming from the front of the house
Jan.5   Berkeley   1 Dead, 1 Injured In 2-Alarm House Fire
Map of 1156 Keith Ave Berkeley
  The fire was reported at 2:26 a.m. and burned a 3-story house; the fire caused an estimated $800,000 of damage to the home
 The fire that may have started from unattended candles

year 2007 Top ^

Dec.20   Vallejo   Baby, 2 Adults Killed in House Fire   The fire was reported just after midnight in a single family home. The bodies were found by firefighters after they entered the building Nov.28   San Jose Downtown 1 Missing In Boarding House Fire
Oct.20   East Oakland   Early A.M. House Fire Displaces 11 People Map of 1400 47th Avenue Oakland
  A single-alarm fire broke out in a single-family home at the 1400 block of 47th Avenue
Oct.10   South San Jose   1 Injured In House Fire Map of 5199 War Wagon Drive San Jose
  A 2-alarm fire, that caused minor burns to one man, was brought under control about an hour after firefighters arrived,
Jul.21   San Pablo 2 Firefighters, Couple Die In House Fire Map of Michele Drive and Rachel Drive San Pablo
  Firefighters Matt Burton, 34, and Scott Desmond, 37, are becoming trapped inside the burning home. The bedroom suddenly burst into a ball of flames.    Firefighters were able to pull 1 of the 2 elderly residents from a bedroom of the home before returning to retrieve the 2nd p...
May.30   Cupertino   Person Injured Fleeing House Fire Map of Stelling Avenue Cupertino
  The fire broke out at a house under construction and spread to an adjacent resident and mainly in the attic of one large home
May.16   Treasure Island   2-alarm warehouse fire   Crews were letting the fire burn and ensuring that the fire would not spread Apr.9  SF Sunset  1 Dead, 3 Injured In House Fire Mar.11   East San Jose   2 Injured In House Fire Map of 2342 Barlow Ave San Jose
  30 firefighters were able to quickly contain the one-alarm blaze
Feb.5   San Francisco   1 Dead In Bernal Heights House Fire Map of 200 Cortland Avenue San Francisco
  An elderly woman was found dead in the two-story, single family home
Jan.18   Berkeley   Overnight House Fire Proves Fatal Map of 660 Vicente Road Berkeley
  The two-alarm fire was reported at 1:14 a.m. and required a full response from city firefighters

year 2006 Top ^

Dec.17   Belmont   2-Alarm House Fire Displaces Family
  The fire at 308 Chesterton Ave. was accidentally caused by combustibles that were placed too close to a gas heater
Dec.9   Vallejo   Died after rescued from house fire
  The fire was caused when heat from the wood-burning stove ignited a propane lighter near the fireplace
Dec.8   Walnut Creek 2 Dead In House Fire
Dec.6   South San Jose Firefighters, Residents Hurt In House Fire Dec.2   West Oakland   3-alarm house fire sent man to hospital
  The fire broke out around at 715 Peralta St. and the flames quickly spread from the 2nd floor to the 3rd floor
Nov.30   San Jose Circuit Breaker Sparks 2-Alarm House Fire
Sep.19   Daly City   2 Residents Hurt In 2-Alarm House Fire
  A fire that broke out at a single-family home at 7 West Cavour Str displaced 6 residents
Aug.4   Los Altos   House Fire Displaces Family
  2 homeowners and a dog were displaced in a 2-alarm fire that burned 30% of a 2-story home
Jul.30   San Jose   2-alarm house fire
  The fire in caused $500,000 of damage
Jul.6  Berkeley  98-year-old woman died in house fire Jun.19   Oakland Hills   House Fire Raises Neighbors' Fears
  A three-alarm house fire is burning in a three-story, single-family home that is under renovation
May.11   Berkeley Second House Fire Heightens Arson Fears
  A one-alarm fire reported shortly after midnight was just a few blocks from an intentionally lit house fire
Apr.16   East Oakland   Man Dies In House Fire
  The one-alarm fire in the Greenly Dr. killed a man who was in is 60s began in the house's basement
Apr.5   San Jose 6 Pets Killed In House Fire  2 dogs, 2 cats and 2 birds died in an accidental one-story fire when 34 firefighters worked for more than an hour Mar.18  Oakland  Elderly Couple Killed In House Fire Jan.21  Martinez  2 found dead in house fire

year 2005 Top ^

Oct.10   East San Jose Man In Custody Following House Fire
  One man isbeing questioned following a 2-alarm fire that injured 2 people
Aug.31   West Oakland   Family Escapes House Fire Without Injury
  A family hadn't even slept their first night in their new home before a 2-alarm fire ripped through it
Aug.1   East Oakland   House Fire Critically Injures Woman
  Firefighters found the woman unconscious
Jul.5   Pittsburg 3 Firefighters Injured In House Fire
  A fire captain is in stable condition. Another fireman was hospitalized for a cut on his knee
Jan.24   Richmond   Woman in critical after house fire
  Firefighters found 57-year-old unconscious in a closet inside her burning home

year 2004 Top ^

Jul.13   Pleasant Hill   Woman is victim of fatal house fire
  When emergency arrived the house, which sustained major damage, was fully engulfed in flames
Jul.11   East Oakland   Vehicle burns in warehouse fire  A fire that involving an impounded vehicle caused a 2-alarm response in which no one was injured May.18   Milpitas   Young boy injured in 2-alarm house fire
  A young boy was in critical condition after firefighters rescued him during a 2-alarm house fire
Mar.19   Redwood City   Man injured in house fire
  Firefighters forced their way inside, knocked down flames and found an elderly man unconscious
Feb.11   Santa Clara   4-alarm warehouse fire  The fire was under control with help from several other local fire departments Jan.10   San Carlos   3-alarm house fire
  Fire left 3 people hospitalized. Blaze caused at least half a million dollars in damages

year 2003 Top ^

Dec.12   San Leandro 2 children died in house fire Nov.8   San Carlos   2-alarm house fire
  A fire was under control after only 36 minutes due to favorable weather conditions
Oct.30   Concord   Teen Killed in House Fire
  Jesse De Soto died,16, when fire swept through the garage of his home
Sep.22   Redwood City   4-alarm house fire
  Fire damage is believed to be extensive
Jun.21   Hillsborough   3-alarm house fire
  Fire started in the garage. No injuries were reported
Jun.1   Livermore   Girl died in house fire
  The victim's grandmother had escaped through the front door
Feb.9   Redwood City   2-alarm house fire
  The fire was reported at 1:45 p.m. at 226 King St.
Jan.11   Los Gatos   2-alarm house fire
  The fire was reported at 8:48 a.m. and brought under control at 9:13 a.m

year 2002 Top ^

Dec.15   Santa Rosa   Woman died in house fire
  Teary Cambron, 54, and her husband were reportedly assisted out of the house by their children
Nov.6   SF Sunset   2-alarm house fire
  Additional building next door caught fire as well. So far 4 people have been displaced
Nov.4   Castro Valley   Man died in 2-alarm house fire
  35 firefighters worked for nearly an hour to bring the stubborn fire at two-bedroom wooden house under control
Sep.1   San Rafael   Unattended candle sparked house fire
  2-alarm house fire caused $400,000 in damage and displaced at least 3 people
Aug.30   San Francisco   Woman died in house fire
  A single-alarm fire in a two-story townhouse in the unit block of Argonaut Avenue
Jul.6   West San Jose   30 displaced by apartment house fire
  Everyone managed to get out of the building safely, and no one was injured
Apr.12   Redwood City   2-alarm house fire
  A suspicious fire engulfed part of a single-family house in flames. Fire caused $150,000 in damage
Feb.15   SF Mission   2 one-alarm house fires
  Building's attic had been gutted

year 2001 Top ^

Nov.1   San Jose   2-alarm townhouse fire
  6 engines and 3 trucks responded Jul.20   Oakland   Arson probe in house fire
  Fire burned 2-story home of a key witness in the criminal case against 4 police officers
Jan.15   San Jose   Man dies in house fire
  Man in his 50s was found unconscious inside the house
  Alameda   Apartment House Fire
  3-alarm fire had 3 injured and 75 people forced from their homes

year 2000 Top ^

Dec.30   San Jose   6 Escape House Fire
  Family narrowly escapes burning home with the assistance of neighbors
Dec.20   Berkeley   2 Alarm House Fire
  Unoccupied home
Oct.10   Oakland   3 Hurt in House Fire
  An man and his 2 children were rescued after being left unconscious by smoke as they slept
Aug.26   San Jose   Man Injured in House Fire
  Windows were seen breaking due to the hea

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