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  1. <rss xmlns:a10="" version="2.0"><channel><title>Daily Dispatch: California  News</title><link></link><description>Daily Dispatch News - Daily News for America's Fire Service</description><image><url></url><title>Daily Dispatch: California  News</title><link></link></image><item><link></link><title>VIDEO: Girl killed in fiery crash involving 14-year-old driver in Los Angeles neighborhood</title><description>PHOTO: A teenage girl was killed in a violent crash involving a 14-year-old driver who was said to be trying to evade police in Encino Tuesday morning.
  3. The crash occurred about 12:15 a.m. after officers observed a Toyota driving along Ventura Boulevard with its headlights off.
  5. The officers made verbal contact with the driver who did not stop, but instead took off at a high rate of speed, Los Angeles Police Department Captain Jeff Hollis said.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/20/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KTLA-TV CW 5 Los Angeles</description><pubDate>Tue, 20 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Update: Los Angeles firefighter badly injured in Wilmington blast on road to recovery</title><description>A severely injured firefighter, who was among several injured when a compressed-natural-gas tank on a semi-truck tractor exploded last week in Wilmington, was extubated over the weekend and later was alert and able to talk, authorities said.
  7. Eight other firefighters injured in the blast were released from the hospital Friday.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/20/2024 12:01:02 AM - SOURCE: Pasadena Star-News</description><pubDate>Tue, 20 Feb 2024 00:01:02 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Firefighters remembered on 4th anniversary of deadly Porterville library fire</title><description>VIDEO: Sunday marked four years since two Porterville firefighters were killed in the line of duty.
  9. Captain Ray Figueroa and Firefighter Patrick Jones made the ultimate sacrifice while battling the Porterville Library Fire back in 2020.
  11. Both were searching for others inside the burning building, they gave a mayday call, then were never heard from again.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/20/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KFSN-TV ABC 30 Fresno</description><pubDate>Tue, 20 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Seven of 9 Los Angeles firefighters injured in truck blast have been released from a hospital</title><description>Seven of nine firefighters injured when a truck's fuel tank exploded have been released from a hospital, a Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman said Friday.
  13. The two firefighters who were most seriously injured remained hospitalized, Capt. Erik Scott said in a video update on social media.
  15. One was in stable but critical condition at Los Angeles General Medical Center's burn unit and the other remained admitted for observation at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Scott said.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/16/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: ABC News</description><pubDate>Fri, 16 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>CAL FIRE C-130s almost ready to start fighting fires</title><description>VIDEO: California’s premiere firefighting agency and operator of the world’s largest civil firefighting aerial fleet, CAL FIRE, is nearing the finish line of activating seven C-130H fire tankers.
  17. In 2019, CAL FIRE began the process of acquiring seven C-130s from the United States Coast Guard and the United States Air Force through the National Defense Administration Act.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/15/2024 10:04:19 PM - SOURCE: KTXL-TV FOX 40 Sacramento</description><pubDate>Thu, 15 Feb 2024 22:04:19 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Heartland Fire Department's 911 nurse-navigators kept 600 people out of the emergency room</title><description>Every year, 16,000 people between El Cajon, La Mesa and Lemon Grove call in to the Heartland Fire Department's dispatch center for help.  
  19. During the past year, however, nurse navigators have been able to help almost 600 people who would have otherwise gotten an ambulance and a fire truck — whether they needed one or not.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/15/2024 11:09:00 PM - SOURCE: KNSD-TV NBC 7 San Diego</description><pubDate>Thu, 15 Feb 2024 23:09:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Firefighters rescue driver after car goes down embankment in Felton</title><description>CAL FIRE CZU rescued a driver who drove their car 200 feet down an embankment on Thursday evening.
  21. According to firefighters, the incident occurred just after 7:30 p.m. when a car went down an embankment off Felton Empire Road near Kiln Road. CAL FIRE said firefighters could not see anything in the dark and heavy rain, but they heard faint yelling.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/15/2024 10:47:50 PM - SOURCE: KION-TV CBS/FOX 46 Monterey</description><pubDate>Thu, 15 Feb 2024 22:47:50 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>VIDEO: 7 Los Angeles firefighters injured, 2 critically, in Wilmington explosion involving pressurized cylinder</title><description>A massive explosion involving a pressurized cylinder on a semitruck in Wilmington on Thursday morning left seven firefighters injured, including two who were critically hurt, officials said.
  23. The incident occurred shortly before 7 a.m. in the area of Alameda Street and Henry Ford Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/15/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KABC-TV ABC 7 Los Angeles</description><pubDate>Thu, 15 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Lompoc Fire Department receives $75,000 rescue equipment grant</title><description>The Lompoc City Fire Department purchased rescue equipment with a $75,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety.
  25. Funds were used to buy tools to rescue people trapped inside of their vehicles after an accident.
  27. The new set of tools include: spreaders, cutters, combination of tool and ram.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/15/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KEYT-TV ABC 3 Santa Barbara </description><pubDate>Thu, 15 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Elderly dog rescued from 15-foot sinkhole in Hesperia</title><description>PHOTOS: Firefighters were called to rescue an elderly dog who was trapped in a sinkhole at home in Hesperia.
  29. “The canine, identified as Janie, was discovered in the front yard of a residence, approximately 15 feet deep in the sinkhole,” San Bernardino County Fire posted on Facebook Wednesday morning.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/14/2024 10:15:00 PM - SOURCE: KTLA-TV CW 5 Los Angeles</description><pubDate>Wed, 14 Feb 2024 22:15:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>BART officials warn about dangers of ‘train surfing' after second teenage death in San Francisco</title><description>For the second time in two weeks, a teenager has been killed while "surfing" on top of a BART train in San Francisco.
  31. Now, BART and city leaders are calling for changes, including from social media companies where train surfing is promoted.
  33. Both fatalities happened near the Balboa Park BART station.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/15/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KNTV NBC 11 San Jose</description><pubDate>Thu, 15 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Man arrested after deadly house fire in Sacramento</title><description>VIDEO: A 28-year-old Sacramento man was arrested on homicide and arson charges after a man was found dead inside a home in the Meadowview area of Sacramento that caught fire, police said.
  35. A spokesperson with the fire department said there were three people inside the home in the 7500 block of Handly Way near 69th Avenue when the fire broke out around 7:30 p.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/14/2024 4:26:00 AM - SOURCE: KCRA-TV NBC 3 Sacramento</description><pubDate>Wed, 14 Feb 2024 04:26:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Sheriff deputies, firefighters honored for fast response to La Canada Flintridge fire</title><description>Four Los Angeles County sheriff deputies and four Los Angeles County firefighters were honored by county Supervisor Kathryn Barger on Tuesday, Feb. 13 for their combined efforts at saving lives during a house fire in La Canada Flintridge on Jan. 30.
  37. The four deputies from the Crescenta Valley Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Station and four firefighters from Los Angeles County Fire Stations 19 and 63 responded to a serious house fire in La Cañada Flintridge last month and saved lives while facing extremely dangerous conditions.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/14/2024 1:45:39 AM - SOURCE: Los Angeles Daily News</description><pubDate>Wed, 14 Feb 2024 01:45:39 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Cow up to its neck in mud is rescued by Santa Barbara County firefighters</title><description>PHOTOS: Firefighters spent several hours rescuing a cow who was trapped in a deep mud pit on a ranch in Santa Barbara Monday afternoon.
  39. The rescue operation took place at Dos Pueblo Ranch around 4:30 p.m., Santa Barbara County Fire Department spokesperson Scott Safechuck posted on X, formerly Twitter Tuesday.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/13/2024 7:45:06 PM - SOURCE: KTLA-TV CW 5 Los Angeles</description><pubDate>Tue, 13 Feb 2024 19:45:06 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Eel River Valley Fire Academy starts in March to train future volunteer firefighters</title><description>The Fortuna Volunteer Fire Department is gearing up for its annual Eel River Valley Fire Academy. The academy is looking to recruit members for all the volunteer fire departments in Humboldt County.
  41. “Every single department in Humboldt County is looking for volunteers,” said Rus Brown, the Fire Chief in Fortuna.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/13/2024 9:24:19 PM - SOURCE: Redwood News</description><pubDate>Tue, 13 Feb 2024 21:24:19 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>VIDEO: 1 dead, 1 injured in Culver City area house fire</title><description>One person was killed and another was injured early Tuesday in a fire at a Culver City area house.
  43. Firefighters responded at about 6 a.m. to the single-story house in the 4900 block of South Sycamore Drive in Del Rey. Flames were knocked down in about 40 minutes.
  45. Two people were found inside the house.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/13/2024 1:27:00 PM - SOURCE: KNBC-TV NBC 4 Los Angeles</description><pubDate>Tue, 13 Feb 2024 13:27:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Update: Man arrested after Fresno dumpster fires, firefighters say</title><description>VIDEO: Fresno Fire Department Investigators announced on Monday, that they have arrested a suspect in connection with a series of dumpster fires that have resulted in damage to buildings in Downtown Fresno.
  47. On Feb. 9, investigators say video surveillance footage captured the suspect intentionally lighting a fire within a dumpster, then pushing the dumpster against the Peerless building at 1755 Broadway Street.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/13/2024 4:35:11 AM - SOURCE: KGPE-TV CBS 47 Fresno</description><pubDate>Tue, 13 Feb 2024 04:35:11 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Man's body found half in, half out of burning van in southern San Diego</title><description>VIDEO: Firefighters putting out a blaze that engulfed a van Monday in a parking lot at Tijuana River Valley Sports Complex found a body partially inside the charred van, authorities reported.
  49. The fire at the athletic facility in the 2600 block of Sunset Avenue in southern San Diego erupted about 11 a.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/12/2024 11:01:00 PM - SOURCE: KNSD-TV NBC San Diego</description><pubDate>Mon, 12 Feb 2024 23:01:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>VIDEOS: Waymo autonomous vehicle vandalized, set on fire in San Francisco</title><description>PHOTOS: A Waymo autonomous vehicle was set on fire Saturday night after it was vandalized by a group of people in Chinatown, San Francisco firefighters said.
  51. The car was traveling on Jackson Street, between Stockton and Grant, about 9:25 p.m. when it was surrounded by about 10 to 15 people. Lt. Mariano Elias said.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/12/2024 1:12:00 AM - SOURCE: KTVU-TV FOX 2 Oakland</description><pubDate>Mon, 12 Feb 2024 01:12:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Firefighters respond to Santa Rosa fire that critically injured 2 people, killed 2 cats</title><description>VIDEO: Santa Rosa Fire Department responded to a call about a residential fire that left two people critically injured on Friday at about 9:36 p.m. at 816 Aston Avenue in Santa Rosa, Calif.    
  53. Firefighters arrived within 5 minutes of the 911 call, according to a Sunday press release. Upon arrival, they found a single-story home with smoke and fire visible in several windows and the attic.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/12/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KTVU-TV FOX 2 Oakland</description><pubDate>Mon, 12 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>San Bernardino County: Couple pleads guilty for role in deadly El Dorado Fire gender reveal disaster</title><description>A couple was sentenced Friday after they accepted a plea deal taking responsibility for the deadly El Dorado Fire that was sparked by a gender reveal gone wrong, according to prosecutors.
  55. Refugio Jimenez Jr. and Angelina Jimenez each pleaded guilty to several charges in San Bernardino County, including three felonies for Refugio.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/11/2024 9:58:55 PM - SOURCE: KTLA-TV CW 5 Los Angeles</description><pubDate>Sun, 11 Feb 2024 21:58:55 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Fresno's Peerless Building damaged by dumpster fire, firefighters investigating</title><description>VIDEO: The Peerless Building is an iconic building in Downtown Fresno.
  57. But early Friday morning, someone lit a dumpster behind the historic structure on fire.
  59. The fire then spread to a portion of the building. The fire left behind a charred wall, and the flames shattered a window, which is now boarded up.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/12/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KFSN-TV ABC 30 Fresno</description><pubDate>Mon, 12 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Selma firefighter dies on anniversary of life-changing incident</title><description>VIDEO: The Selma Fire Department announced that firefighter-paramedic Chris Nelson, who became paralyzed in an incident that occurred on Feb. 8, 2014, died Thursday morning in his sleep. This would have been the 10th anniversary of his incident.
  61. Selma FD says Nelson was 55 years old and he passed away in his sleep.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/9/2024 4:51:33 AM - SOURCE: KGPE-TV CBS 47 Fresno</description><pubDate>Fri, 09 Feb 2024 04:51:33 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Woman rescued after falling down 25-foot sinkhole in Fontana</title><description>VIDEO: A 40-year-old woman was rescued by firefighters and search-and-rescue team members after becoming trapped in a 25-foot-deep sinkhole in Fontana.
  63. The incident was reported just outside a mobile home in the 8200 block of Cherry Avenue, prompting an urgent response from firefighters and an urban search-and-rescue team.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/9/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KABC-TV ABC 7 Los Angeles</description><pubDate>Fri, 09 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Man found dead after house fire in Sacramento</title><description>Investigators are looking into what caused a deadly house fire in Sacramento.
  65. Fire crews were called out to the 4100 block of Archean Way near Mack Road just before 11 p.m. on Thursday. Officials said two people were at the single-story home and one of them managed to escape to safety. Crews then found a man dead in a back bedroom.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/9/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KCRA-TV NBC 3 Sacramento</description><pubDate>Fri, 09 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Calimesa Fire transitions to Advanced Life Support</title><description>The City of Calimesa Fire Department went “live” with its new Advanced Life Support (ALS) Paramedics on Friday, Jan. 26. The department transitioned from Basic Life Support – EMT’s to having ALS Paramedics assigned to their apparatus.
  67. Calimesa’s firefighters are now able to provide more robust life-saving measures directly.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/9/2024 1:16:00 AM - SOURCE: Yucaipa &amp; Calimesa News Mirror</description><pubDate>Fri, 09 Feb 2024 01:16:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Modular fire station in Orange County allows for possible future reconfigurations</title><description>PHOTOS: In Southern California’s Rancho Mission Viejo (RMV), Fire Station 67 has been designed and constructed as a prefab, modular build—enabling faster completion and future reconfiguration.
  69. Designed by Seattle-based Wittman Estes, the 4,667-sf station was prefabricated offsite as 10 modules that were then assembled onsite.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/8/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Building Design+Construction</description><pubDate>Thu, 08 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Attic fire displaces 2 adults, 2 children from La Quinta home</title><description>Two adults and two children were displaced from their home in La Quinta after their attic caught fire.  
  71. Fire crews responded at 8:26 a.m. Wednesday to a report of a residential structure fire in the 47000 block of Sumac Court, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. "Firefighters are on scene of a single-story family dwelling with a well-established fire in the attic,'' fire officials wrote in a statement shortly before 9 a.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/7/2024 11:43:40 PM - SOURCE: KESQ-TV ABC 42 Palm Springs</description><pubDate>Wed, 07 Feb 2024 23:43:40 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Update: State transportation officials recommend changes to leasing properties under freeways after major fire in downtown Los Angeles</title><description>Three months after an arson fire at a state-leased storage space shut down a major Los Angeles freeway, California transportation officials are recommending changes to the leasing program that would explicitly ban storage of hazardous materials like wood pallets and gasoline and provide more scrutiny of people who want to rent out the properties.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/8/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KABC-TV ABC 7 Los Angeles</description><pubDate>Thu, 08 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>75-year-old Concow woman becomes volunteer firefighter for Butte County</title><description>VIDEO: The CAL FIRE Butte County volunteer program finished its last day of training for its latest group of volunteer firefighters.
  73. 19 new volunteer firefighters are expected to serve Butte County and 75-year-old Mary Jarschke is excited to be one of them.
  75. "I keep thinking 'man if I started when I was 30 I would be' excuse the expression but badass.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/7/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KHSL-TV CBS 12 Chico</description><pubDate>Wed, 07 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Los Angeles County moves to get female firefighters uniforms designed specifically for them</title><description>The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday directed its fire chief and county CEO to develop a plan for procuring and making available women-friendly uniforms and protective equipment for female firefighters and lifeguards.
  77. The motion approved unanimously by the board also calls for a letter to be sent to manufacturers and vendors of such uniforms and equipment, urging them to produce and sell products designed specifically for women in the profession.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/6/2024 8:34:20 PM - SOURCE: KTTV FOX 11 Los Angeles</description><pubDate>Tue, 06 Feb 2024 20:34:20 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Fatalities, Rescues, More Rain And Snow Coming In Riverside County</title><description>Rain, wind, snow, flooding and muddy conditions will continue most of the week in Riverside County, the National Weather Service reported Tuesday afternoon.
  79. The slick streets, saturated soil and swollen waterways are expected to lead to more rescues and vehicle crashes in the coming days, adding to Tuesday afternoon's tally.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/7/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Lake Elsinore-Wildomar Patch</description><pubDate>Wed, 07 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Mudslide tears through Hacienda Heights neighborhood in Los Angeles</title><description>VIDEO: Three homes in Hacienda Heights had to be evacuated Tuesday morning after a major mudslide.
  81. The slide occurred around 9:30 a.m. along Gotera Drive after a hillside collapsed into the homes' backyards. "I just heard a big bang and the sound of an avalanche," said Wendy Barron, the homeowner.
  83. A wall of water and mud poured into Barron's backyard and master bedroom.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/6/2024 11:19:10 PM - SOURCE: KTTV FOX 11 Los Angeles</description><pubDate>Tue, 06 Feb 2024 23:19:10 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>VIDEO: Los Angeles firefighter dangling from helicopter rescues man looking for his dog during storms</title><description>Dramatic cell phone video shows the moments when a Los Angeles city firefighter dangling from a helicopter rescued a man who was looking for his dog from drowning.
  85. The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a call of a man jumping into a fast-moving current in hopes of finding his then-missing dog.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/5/2024 10:46:44 PM - SOURCE: KTTV FOX 11 Los Angeles</description><pubDate>Mon, 05 Feb 2024 22:46:44 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>One person injured, seven displaced after apartment fire in Lompoc</title><description>One person was medically transported after firefighters with the Lompoc Fire Department responded to a reported explosion at an apartment at 828 North G Monday morning.
  87. The one civilian injured during the incident was transported to Marian Medical Center and the extent of their injuries was not made publicly available, relayed Lompoc Fire Department.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/6/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KEYT-TV ABC 3 Santa Barbara</description><pubDate>Tue, 06 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Sacramento County fire kills 1, injures 2 more</title><description>VIDEO: One person died and two more were taken to the hospital after a fire in Sacramento County late Saturday night, according to the Sacramento Fire Department.
  89. The fire happened in the area of 44th Street and Fruitridge Road around 10 p.m., according to officials. They said they were called to the area about a "heavy fire to the front of a home.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/4/2024 11:27:22 AM - SOURCE: KXTV ABC 10 Sacramento</description><pubDate>Sun, 04 Feb 2024 11:27:22 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Fire destroys Eagle Rock home in Los Angeles</title><description>VIDEO: A two-story hillside home in Eagle Rock was destroyed by a fire Sunday, but no injuries were reported, authorities said.
  91. The 74 firefighters dispatched at 11:36 a.m. to 4404 E. Toland Place had the blaze out within 57 minutes of their arrival, the Los Angeles Fire Department reported. "While the structure was a total loss, firefighters successfully defended the nearby vegetation and adjacent homes.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/4/2024 9:12:44 PM - SOURCE: KTTV FOX 11 Los Angeles</description><pubDate>Sun, 04 Feb 2024 21:12:44 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Motorists trapped on flooded road in Tarzana rescued by Los Angeles Fire Department</title><description>VIDEO/PHOTOS: Several motorists stranded on a flooded road in Tarzana had to be rescued Sunday evening, authorities announced.  
  93. Crews with the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the 19000 block of West Oxnard Street, near the intersection of Donna Avenue where they found at least two vehicles trapped in 2-3 feet of water that needed to be pulled to safety.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/4/2024 11:01:00 AM - SOURCE: KTLA-TV CW 5 Los Angeles</description><pubDate>Sun, 04 Feb 2024 11:01:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Man killed by fallen Redwood tree in Yuba City backyard accident</title><description>Yuba City Police Department said in a recent Facebook post that a man was killed by a Redwood tree in his backyard.
  95. On Sunday, Feb. 4 at around 7 p.m., officers were dispatched to Tres Picos Drive regarding a tree that had fallen onto a person.
  98. When officers arrived on the scene, they located the deceased man lying underneath a very large redwood tree in his backyard.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/5/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KRCR-TV ABC 7 Redding</description><pubDate>Mon, 05 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Kern County Fire Department announces memorial for fallen Captain Bruce Wells</title><description>The Kern County Fire Department announced the memorial service for fallen Captain Bruce Wells.
  100. Wells died after battling cancer.
  102. The memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 10, 2024, at 11 a.m., at Valley Baptist, located at 4800 Fruitvale Avenue.
  105. The preferred uniform is Class A. Supporting Apparatus must arrive by 9 a.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/2/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KBAK-TV CBS 29 Bakersfield</description><pubDate>Fri, 02 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Fire crews seeing increased call volume related to rainy weather in Ventura, Oxnard and Camarillo</title><description>VIDEO: Fire crews responded to more than a half dozen vehicle accidents during Thursday's rainy weather.
  107. That included a flood advisory.
  109. "Experiencing quite a few over the evening and actually, I stopped off at one this morning coming in and while i was on scene, another vehicle spun out," said captain Brian McGrath of the Ventura County Fire Department.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/2/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KEYT-TV ABC 3 Santa Barbara</description><pubDate>Fri, 02 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Former college professor pleads guilty to arson spree as crews fought Northern California's Dixie Fire</title><description>A former college professor has pleaded guilty to a string of arson fires in Northern California in 2021 as fire crews were battling the second-largest fire in the state’s history.
  111. Gary Stephen Maynard, 49, of San Jose, pleaded guilty to three arson counts in connection to fires in the Shasta National Forest and near the Dixie Fire in the Lassen National Forest, the Justice Department said on Thursday.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/2/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KCRA-TV NBC 3 Sacramento</description><pubDate>Fri, 02 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Santa Barbara County Fire Department's Old Blackhawk Helicopter Being Readied for Wildfires Again</title><description>California's wildfire death toll has ticked down in recent years, mostly because mega-fires have managed to avoid urban areas.
  113. Firefighters have some tips for the millions of Golden State residents who live along the wildland-urban interface.
  115. Capt. Scott Safechuck of the Santa Barbara County Fire Department said the first thing is to create defensible space around the home.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/2/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Big News Network</description><pubDate>Fri, 02 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Community remembers Stockton Fire Captain Max Fortuna two years after killing</title><description>VIDEO: It was a somber morning for the Stockton Fire Department and community Wednesday as dozens gathered to mark two years since Stockton Fire Captain Vidal "Max" Fortuna was shot and killed in the line of duty.
  117. Community members and first responders exchanged hugs as tears fell and heartfelt prayers were recited Wednesday morning in front of the Stockton Fallen Firefighters' Memorial.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/1/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KXTV ABC 10 Sacramento</description><pubDate>Thu, 01 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Fire breaks out at Monrovia elementary school</title><description>VIDEOS: A fire broke out at a Monrovia school on Wednesday morning, according to officials.
  119. Authorities received the 911 call at approximately 7:40 a.m. and responded to Bradoaks Elementary School in Monrovia.
  121. Upon arriving at the 900 block of E. Lemon Ave. location, authorities noticed smoke and a small fire.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/1/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KTTV-TV FOX 11 Los Angeles</description><pubDate>Thu, 01 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Growth, training at Yuba College Fire Academy in Linda</title><description>Since 1996, Yuba College has provided training and education opportunities for area firefighters.
  123. According to Fire Academy Facilitator Robert Stoddard, the program was first coordinated by four retired fire chiefs from Marysville and Yuba City: John Limus, Jeff Julian, Gary Garrisi and Joe Waggershauser.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 2/1/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: The Appeal Democrat - Metered Site</description><pubDate>Thu, 01 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Pilot killed in small plane crash near Buchanan Field Airport in Concord</title><description>VIDEO/PHOTOS: The pilot of a small plane was killed after it crashed into a busy intersection near Buchanan Field Airport in Concord late Tuesday morning.
  125. The Van's Aircraft RV-6 single-engine plane crashed at about 10:30 a.m. and came to rest at the intersection of Concord Ave. and Diamond Boulevard near the southern end of the airport runway.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/31/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KPIX-TV CBS 5 San Francisco</description><pubDate>Wed, 31 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>San Jose Fire Department Marks 170th anniversary with museum celebration</title><description>PHOTOS: San Jose Fire Chief Robert Sapien readily concedes he’s taken aback by the breadth of the San Jose Fire Department’s 170-year history — from horse-drawn carriages and steam engines to a new fire station under construction that will be equipped for electric fire trucks.
  127. “It’s an incredible energy this organization has to move forward at such a pace,” Sapien said at the department’s anniversary celebration held Saturday at the San Jose Fire Museum downtown.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/31/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: The Mercury-News - Metered SIte </description><pubDate>Wed, 31 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Matthew Hallock to Serve as Santa Monica’s Fire Chief</title><description>Monterey Park Fire Chief Matthew Hallock has been chosen to lead the Santa Monica Fire Department, City Manager David White announced last week. Hallock’s first day will be Friday, Feb. 12.
  129. Hallock has led the Monterey Park Fire Department since 2020. A Santa Monica news release notes that Hallock “led his department and the community through the pandemic, as well as the tragic shooting at the Star Ballroom Dance Studio.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/31/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: California City News</description><pubDate>Wed, 31 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>1st of 2 atmospheric river storms barreling into Bay Area; flooding, downed trees, outages expected</title><description>The first of two atmospheric rived-fueled storms began moving into the Bay Area Wednesday morning, expected to bring widespread flooding, downed trees, and possible power outages by the afternoon and evening.
  131. The National Weather Service said Wednesday the storm will be "impactful" with strong, gusty winds and heavy rainfall as the system moves slowly over the region throughout the day.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/31/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KPIX-TV CBS 5 San Francisco</description><pubDate>Wed, 31 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Explosions near Sacramento County Sikh temple caused by propane tanks, officials say</title><description>VIDEO: Large explosions near a Sikh temple Monday afternoon were caused by propane tanks that caught fire, officials said.  The fire was at a building in front of the Gurdwara Sacramento Sikh Society along Bradshaw Road south of Gerber Road, according to the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District.
  133. Crews who first arrived at the fire reported hearing loud explosions, the fire department said.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/30/2024 12:37:00 AM - SOURCE: KCRA-TV NBC 3 Sacramento</description><pubDate>Tue, 30 Jan 2024 00:37:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>1 person hospitalized after Los Angeles apartment complex fire</title><description>VIDEO: One person was hospitalized after Los Angeles Fire Department crews battled a fire Monday night at a four-story apartment complex in Koreatown.
  135. The fire was reported at around 10:15 p.m. on the 3300 block of W. 2nd Street. Three floors of the building consisted of apartment units while the first floor was a parking lot, the LAFD said.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/30/2024 3:35:00 AM - SOURCE: KNBC-TV NBC 4 Los Angeles</description><pubDate>Tue, 30 Jan 2024 03:35:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Two Chico veterans that stopped and helped when they saw smoke and flames honored</title><description>Two Chico men were honored Monday morning at an event at Cal Fire-Butte County Fire Station 42 for their heroic efforts to help people affected by a fire Dec. 9.
  137. James Baker, who owns a coffee shop in Hamilton City and William “Rip” Morgan, who works as a handyman, were driving in different directions on Highway 32 around 7:30 a.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/30/2024 1:04:00 AM - SOURCE: Chico Enterprise-Record - Metered Site</description><pubDate>Tue, 30 Jan 2024 01:04:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>1 person found dead after house fire erupts in La Cañada Flintridge</title><description>A person was found dead after a fire erupted Tuesday morning at a home in La Cañada Flintridge, officials said.
  139. The blaze was reported shortly before 4 a.m. at a single-story house in the 2000 block of Rancho Canada Road, between Foothill Boulevard and the 210 Freeway.
  141. Los Angeles County firefighters responded to the scene and extinguished the blaze within about 20 minutes.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/30/2024 12:29:00 PM - SOURCE: KABC-TV ABC 7 Los Angeles</description><pubDate>Tue, 30 Jan 2024 12:29:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Driver hospitalized after fiery crash in Los Angeles neighborhood</title><description>VIDEO/PHOTOS: A driver was rushed to the hospital following a violent single-vehicle collision in Woodland Hills Sunday night.
  143. Preliminary information indicates that the crash occurred around 8:30 p.m. on Mulholland Drive near Mulholland Highway when the driver somehow went off the road and crashed into a tree.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/29/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KTLA-TV CW 5 Los Angeles</description><pubDate>Mon, 29 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>‘Suspicious’ fire destroys two dental offices in San Luis Obispo</title><description>PHOTOS: A 'suspicious' fire destroyed two dental offices early Saturday morning.
  145. According to the San Luis Obispo City Fire Department, they got a call at 1:36 a.m. about a commercial fire outside a building at the Fremont Plaza — a mix of dental and medical offices — near Peach Street. SLOCFD says, the fire started outside a Fremont Plaza building and extended into the two dental offices, which were "a total loss".&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/29/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KEYT-TV ABC 3 Santa Barbara</description><pubDate>Mon, 29 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Oakland sideshow participants jump into burning ring of fire in intersection</title><description>VIDEO:  People at a Sunday night sideshow in Oakland made a fiery spectacle when they ignited a flammable liquid in the middle of an intersection.
  147. Chopper video captured the large sideshow at 106th and MacArthur in Oakland shortly after 10:30 p.m. Sunday. The incident came after reports of earlier sideshow activity in Oakland on the Citizen App.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/29/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KPIX-TV CBS 5 San Francisco</description><pubDate>Mon, 29 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>4 displaced after stove fire at Sacramento-area home</title><description>PHOTO: Four people and two pets are displaced after a fire broke out at their home in the Arden Arcade area on Sunday.
  149. The fire broke out in the kitchen of a home on the 4500 block of McDonald Drive.  
  151. Firefighters said the homeowner returned home to find smoke in the kitchen and a stovetop fire. They said it is unknown how the stove was turned on.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/29/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KOVR-TV CBS 13 Sacramento</description><pubDate>Mon, 29 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Los Angeles County Fire, Parks and Rec vehicles collide head-on in Littlerock</title><description>VIDEO: A three-vehicle crash involving a Los Angeles County Fire Department vehicle in Littlerock sent three people to the hospital Thursday morning.
  153. The crash occurred a few minutes after 10 a.m. on Palmdale Boulevard near Longview Road, where the eastbound LACoFD paramedic unit was responding to a medical emergency call with their lights activated, said Capt.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/25/2024 10:51:56 PM - SOURCE: KTLA-TV CW 5 Los Angeles</description><pubDate>Thu, 25 Jan 2024 22:51:56 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>New Fresno City College Fire Academy ladder truck named after Selma firefighter</title><description>VIDEO/PHOTOS: Firefighters from the Selma Fire Department expressed their excitement to join the Fresno City College Fire Academy in unveiling their newest ladder truck on Thursday.
  155. Fire officials say the new ladder truck is named after Selma firefighter Chris Nelson. Chris was critically injured on the job in 2014, and firefighters say he is known for his positive attitude, kind personality, and strong work ethic.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/26/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KSEE-TV NBC 24 Fresno</description><pubDate>Fri, 26 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>California Public Utilities Commission approves $45M penalty for PG&amp;E over 2021 Dixie Fire</title><description>VIDEO: The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approved a settlement agreement Thursday, penalizing PG&amp;E $45 million for its role in the Dixie Fire in 2021.
  157. Under the settlement, $40 million will be used to transition from hard copy records to electronic records. Tribes impacted by the fire will receive $2.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/26/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KOVR-TV CBS 13 Sacramento</description><pubDate>Fri, 26 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Fresno agencies look for more effective ways to provide CPR</title><description>VIDEO: Every second matters when someone is experiencing cardiac arrest. Local agencies are looking for more effective ways to provide CPR.
  159. “CPR itself has been around for decades it’s just constantly improving so that’s the goal right to make sure we are always doing our best and part of that is just training and improving,”  said Josh Sellers, who is the Public Information Officer for the Fresno Fire Department.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/26/2024 2:32:20 AM - SOURCE: KGPE-TV CBS 47 Fresno</description><pubDate>Fri, 26 Jan 2024 02:32:20 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Driver crashes into Bakersfield fire engine as they respond to a crash</title><description>VIDEO: Bakersfield city firefighters needed some help themselves as they responded to a rollover crash Wednesday along Highway 178.
  161. Video from the scene showed a driver colliding into a Bakersfield Fire Department engine parked along the side of the roadway as firefighters were attempting to pull the first driver out of their vehicle.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/25/2024 3:52:07 AM - SOURCE: KGET-TV NBC/CW+ 17 Bakersfield</description><pubDate>Thu, 25 Jan 2024 03:52:07 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Docuseries will give behind-the-scenes look at Cal Fire pilots in wildland firefights</title><description>VIDEO: They are crucial when it comes to fighting wildland fires. You often see planes and helicopters making drops that can be the difference between life and death, but what about the people in the cockpit?
  163. "There's a family commitment in all of that, too," Morgana Wingard said.
  165. It's this family – Wingard and her husband, Jacob Bester – that wants to show people the pilots behind the fight.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/25/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KOVR-TV CBS 13 Sacramento</description><pubDate>Thu, 25 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Frank Bigelow Jr. Receives Cal Fire Appointment</title><description>The Cal Fire Office of the State Fire Marshal is excited to announce the appointment of Frank Bigelow to Deputy Director of Community Wildfire Preparedness &amp; Mitigation with the Office of the State Fire Marshal.
  167. Chief Bigelow was integral in the development of the Online Burn Permit process. In 2018, Chief Bigelow was a part of a small group who implemented the CALFIRS system.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/25/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Sierra News Online</description><pubDate>Thu, 25 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Strange odor prompts evacuation from building in Fresno</title><description>A building has been evacuated after occupants reported a strange odor coming from it, prompting a HAZMAT team response, the Fresno Fire Department said.
  169. Firefighters say they responded to a hazmat incident around the area of Palm and Nees Avenues just before 2:30 p.m.
  171. According to fire officials, the occupants of the building reported a strange odor.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/25/2024 1:55:05 AM - SOURCE: KGPE-TV CBS 47 Fresno</description><pubDate>Thu, 25 Jan 2024 01:55:05 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>VIDEO: Man dies after running back inside burning home in Los Angeles neighborhood</title><description>A man died after he ran back inside a burning home in Mission Hills early Wednesday morning.
  173. The fire started inside a one-story duplex located at 10803 N. Noble Ave. and Chatsworth Street, near the Ronald Reagan (118) Freeway, around 3 a.m., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.
  175. All four residents made it out of the burning home safely, before a man in his 70s ran back inside to try and grab some of his personal belongings.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/24/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KCAL-TV CBS 9 Los Angeles</description><pubDate>Wed, 24 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Woman survives after 14 hours on top of submerged car in Livermore</title><description>VIDEO/PHOTOS: A woman survived a scary ordeal after her car was flipped and partially submerged in rushing water by Lake Del Valle in Livermore for more than 14 hours, firefighters said.
  177. The woman survived by climbing on top of her car and staying there until she was finally spotted by a person who was camping in Del Valle Regional Park.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/24/2024 1:12:00 AM - SOURCE: KRON-TV The CW/MyNetworkTV 4 San Francisco</description><pubDate>Wed, 24 Jan 2024 01:12:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Los Angeles fire captain hurt in explosion at homeless encampment</title><description>A captain with the Los Angeles Fire Department was injured in a blast while responding to an encampment fire in the Manchester Square neighborhood of Los Angeles Tuesday.
  179. The incident occurred around 3 a.m. in the 7500 block of South Normandie Avenue.
  181. The captain was battling a debris fire at the encampment in an abandoned pedestrian tunnel that crosses Normandie Avenue when a pressurized gas cylinder, possibly an oxygen tank, exploded, LAFD spokesperson Humphrey stated in a news alert.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/23/2024 10:19:00 PM - SOURCE: KTLA-TV CW 5 Los Angeles</description><pubDate>Tue, 23 Jan 2024 22:19:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Aftermath: Looking at flood damage across San Diego following historic rainfall</title><description>VIDEO: The scale of damage Monday's historic rainfall left behind is unimaginable for some, but for Southcrest and National City residents, it is all too familiar.
  183. Firefighters and lifeguards rescued hundreds of families from homes surrounding Chollas Creek, mainly off Beta St.
  185. Near 38th and 42nd streets is where most of the destruction can be seen.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/24/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KGTV ABC 10 San Diego</description><pubDate>Wed, 24 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Whittier welcomes new paramedic unit at Los Angeles County Fire Station 59</title><description>A new paramedic unit has been stationed at Los Angeles County Fire Station 59 in Whittier, which has shortened response times amid rising emergency medical calls in the area, officials say.
  187. Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn, Whittier City Council members, and Station 59 christened the new unit during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, Jan.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/22/2024 9:09:43 PM - SOURCE: Whittier Daily News</description><pubDate>Mon, 22 Jan 2024 21:09:43 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>7 vehicles damaged by arson fire at apartments in Corning</title><description>VIDEO/PHOTOS: Several cars were damaged by fire at a Corning apartment complex early Tuesday morning.  Fire investigators tell Action News Now it's being investigated as arson.
  189. The fire was reported just before 4:30 a.m. at Spring Mountain Apartments on Edith Ave. in Corning.
  191. Seven cars were damaged by the fire.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/23/2024 1:02:00 PM - SOURCE: KNVN-TV NBC 24 Chico</description><pubDate>Tue, 23 Jan 2024 13:02:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>UC Davis Fire Department launched Health 34 program to improve mental health and basic needs access across campus</title><description>On Sep. 5, 2023, the UC Davis Fire Department launched Health 34, a new non-emergency service dedicated to reducing crises by providing services for mental health and access to basic necessities across campus. The program is available every day and hour of the year.
  193. UC Davis Fire Chief Nathan Trauernicht started Health 34 in order to address disparities in the emergency system and other institutions, specifically those geared toward mental health.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/23/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: The California Aggie</description><pubDate>Tue, 23 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Dry conditions to move into San Diego County after historic rain drenches region</title><description>PHOTOS: Dry weather is expected to move into San Diego County Tuesday after a series of storms drenched the area and created dangerous conditions on streets and freeways.
  195. A chilly winter storm that arrived in the San Diego area over the weekend delivered steady downpours along with widespread flooding that swamped roadways and neighborhoods across the region.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/23/2024 12:12:00 PM - SOURCE: KGTV ABC 10 San Diego</description><pubDate>Tue, 23 Jan 2024 12:12:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Fire at Friant Trailer Park kills man and woman, deputies say</title><description>VIDEO: A man and a woman are dead after an RV caught on fire in Fresno County.
  197. The Fresno County Sheriff's Office says it happened around 5 a.m. on Saturday at the Friant Trailer Park near Millerton Lake.
  199. Both deputies and CalFire firefighters responded to the call. Two bodies were found after firefighters put out the fire.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/21/2024 4:12:00 PM - SOURCE: KFSN-TV ABC 30 Fresno</description><pubDate>Sun, 21 Jan 2024 16:12:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>‘It’s been a challenging road’: A year after mass shooting, Monterey Park’s fire chief reflects</title><description>Through most of his career, Monterey Park Fire Chief Matthew Hallock would absorb the news of mass shootings with the discerning eye of a first responder, but with understandable detachment.
  201. His department trained. He cared. His instinct was to think “what if it happened here.” But year after year, shooting after shooting, they never did.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/21/2024 12:56:05 AM - SOURCE: The San Bernardino Sun - Metered Site</description><pubDate>Sun, 21 Jan 2024 00:56:05 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>'So hot the windows started bursting': Witness describes escape from Sacramento County apartment fire</title><description>A witness described the scene as an apartment complex in the Arden-Arcade neighborhood of Sacramento County went up in flames Saturday night.
  203. "It was so hot the windows started busting," Jacqueline Saffo said.
  204. She said she lives at the Palm Apartments off Marconi Avenue near Wright Street with her daughter and her two granddaughters.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/22/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KCRA-TV NBC 3 Sacramento</description><pubDate>Mon, 22 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Arson investigation underway after fire breaks out at Pasadena church</title><description>An arson investigation is underway after a fire broke out at a church in Pasadena early Saturday.
  206. Crews were dispatched to Dream Church, located in the 1300 block of Colorado Boulevard, at around 6:30 a.m. after learning of the fire, according to a statement from the Pasadena Fire Department.
  208. The fire was out by the time that firefighters arrived, but they deemed the fire "suspicious," prompting them to call arson investigators to the scene.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/20/2024 9:28:00 AM - SOURCE: KCAL-TV CBS 9 Los Angeles</description><pubDate>Sat, 20 Jan 2024 09:28:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Fresno firefighter injured after vehicle, apartment fire</title><description>VIDEO/PHOTOS: A firefighter is hospitalized after a vehicle fire prompted an apartment fire in Fresno on Thursday afternoon, the Fresno Fire Department said.
  210. Firefighters say they responded to a scene of an apartment fire in the area of N. Valentine and San Jose Avenues.
  212. Fire officials say a vehicle parked in the garage of the apartment had caught fire, rapidly spreading through the building.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/19/2024 3:40:13 AM - SOURCE: KGPE-TV CBS 47 Fresno</description><pubDate>Fri, 19 Jan 2024 03:40:13 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>3 cars burn down in South Los Angeles; LAPD checking to see if fires set by arson</title><description>VIDEO: Three cars – all along the same street in South Los Angeles – went up in flames and now investigators are looking to see if the fires were set on purpose.
  214. Los Angeles' police and fire departments responded to a call on East 41st Place around 2:30 a.m. Thursday. Upon arrival, crews spotted two cars burning and firefighters took down the fires.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/18/2024 10:26:00 PM - SOURCE: KTTV FOX 11 Los Angeles</description><pubDate>Thu, 18 Jan 2024 22:26:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Students gear up for Wildland Fire training at Reedley College</title><description>VIDEO: Future firefighters are back in class at Reedley College.
  216. The students from all walks of life are gearing up for their second semester in the Wildland Fire program.
  218. "It's a lot of knowledge, a lot of learning and a lot of physical capabilities," student Priscilla Barrera said.
  220. She is the sole woman in the male dominated class.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/18/2024 9:32:00 PM - SOURCE: KFSN-TV ABC 30 Fresno</description><pubDate>Thu, 18 Jan 2024 21:32:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Armed arsonist sets fire to Stockton apartment unit and watches it burn, police say</title><description>VIDEO: The search is on for the person accused of setting a Stockton apartment unit on fire in the middle of the night and then watching it burn, all while holding a gun.
  222. According to the Stockton Police Department, the fire broke out around 2:39 a.m. Thursday in the 4500 block of Shelly Court.
  224. As firefighters got to the area, the crime scene unfolded.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/19/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KXTV ABC 10 Sacramento</description><pubDate>Fri, 19 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Redding Fire Department starting new Community Emergency Response Team</title><description>The Redding Fire Department (RFD) has a new Community Emergency Response Team.
  226. The team is being announced during Community Risk Reduction Week, which is led by fire safety professionals to raise awareness on CRR.
  229. "The CERT team really gives skills to the community members,” said RFD Fire Prevention Specialist Sarah Roth.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/19/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KRCR-TV ABC 7 Redding</description><pubDate>Fri, 19 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Flashover burns firefighter battling Hollywood blaze that seriously injured 2</title><description>VIDEO: A firefighter battling a fire that left two people badly injured was also hurt when a flashover occurred inside a Hollywood home Wednesday morning.
  231. Crews responding to reports of smoke in the 1300 block of North Cherokee Avenue around 3 a.m. arrived to find the single-story home on fire.
  233. While battling the blaze, two men were found trapped behind a security gate inside the structure, the Los Angeles Fire Department stated in a news alert.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/18/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KTLA-TV CW 5 Los Angeles</description><pubDate>Thu, 18 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Homeless man admits to setting 20,000-acre Silver Fire near Banning in 2013</title><description>PHOTOS: A 58-year-old transient who ignited the 2013 Silver Fire near Banning, which blackened more than 20,000 acres and injured multiple people, pleaded guilty Wednesday to over a dozen felony charges and was immediately sentenced to 16 years in state prison.
  235. During a hearing at the Banning Justice Center, Stephen Patrick Medlock admitted to 14 counts of burning an inhabited structure.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/18/2024 5:24:26 AM - SOURCE: KESQ-TV ABC 42 Palm Springs</description><pubDate>Thu, 18 Jan 2024 05:24:26 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Chico Fire Department employs new MACH Alert system to enhance emergency response time</title><description>VIDEO: The Chico Fire Department (CFD) is utilizing a new alert system they say can cut down their response time when called to emergency situations.
  237. The new system, called MACH Alert, will make the dispatching process consistent across all fire stations in Chico, and create a more rapid response to calls.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/18/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KRCR-TV ABC 7 Redding</description><pubDate>Thu, 18 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Rancho Santa Fe firefighters in San Diego County donate tools, provide training for Mexican ‘bomberos’ in Baja</title><description>PHOTOS: In late November, five members of the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District donated lifesaving equipment and training to bomberos in La Paz, Baja California. Rancho Santa Fe’s crew joined professional firefighters from Sycuan Fire, San Miguel Fire and Bellevue, Wash., on the trip, made possible through coordination with the non-profit Firefighters Crossing Borders.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/18/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Rancho Santa Fe Review</description><pubDate>Thu, 18 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Historic San Diego County home destroyed by fire, 5 families displaced</title><description>VIDEO: A large fire at a large, historic home in Alpine sent a huge plume of smoke into the sky over East County Tuesday as crews struggled to extinguish it.
  239. A large crew of firefighters with the Alpine Fire Department were working to contain the fire at the Alpine house known as the Sky Mesa Ranch, which was a very large structure with a tile roof.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/16/2024 8:48:00 PM - SOURCE: KNSD-TV NBC 7 San Diego</description><pubDate>Tue, 16 Jan 2024 20:48:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Retired San Diego Fire-Rescue captain burned in accident has long road to recovery</title><description>VIDEO: The family of a 41-year San Diego Fire Department veteran know Capt. Ed Cardenas has a long, expensive road to recovery.
  241. On Tuesday, family and friends met NBC 7 outside the UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest to discuss the 66-year-old grandfather’s recovery. He has burns to roughly 40% of his body.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/16/2024 10:00:00 PM - SOURCE: KNSD-TV NBC 7 San Diego</description><pubDate>Tue, 16 Jan 2024 22:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Remembering the 1994 Northridge Earthquake 30 years later</title><description>VIDEO/PHOTOS: The Los Angeles Fire Department will mark the 30th anniversary of the Northridge Earthquake Wednesday by urging residents to prepare for future temblors and other natural disasters, reminding them of the devastation that resulted from the historic shaker.
  243. The magnitude-6.7 Northridge Earthquake struck in the early morning hours of Jan.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/17/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KTTV FOX 11 Los Angeles</description><pubDate>Wed, 17 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Chico Fire Department thrives amidst staffing challenges facing first responder agencies</title><description>Although there has been a decrease in filled positions across multiple first responder agencies in the Northstate, the Chico Fire Department said they have been fortunate enough to not experience a decrease in applicants.
  245. Chico Fire Chief Steve Standridge said the fire department has received a robust group of applicants.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/16/2024 7:18:00 PM - SOURCE: KRCR-TV ABC 7 Redding</description><pubDate>Tue, 16 Jan 2024 19:18:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>VIDEO: RV goes up in flames at Ceres gas station; 2 injured</title><description>Two people were injured after an RV caught fire at a gas station in the Ceres area on Monday. The 30-foot motorhome caught fire underneath the hangar as someone was pumping gas at the Chevron along Hatch Road near Highway 99, according to the Modesto Fire Department which had personnel respond to the scene.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/16/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KOVR-TV CBS 13 Sacramento</description><pubDate>Tue, 16 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Large tree falls on top of several cars at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco</title><description>VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Nearly a dozen people escaped a giant tree slamming onto their cars in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park Monday.
  247. At about 4 p.m., a 130-foot-tall eucalyptus tree came down across Crossover Drive near 19th Avenue.
  249. Five cars with 11 people inside were impacted.
  251. Sandy Yeung was inside her blue Tesla when the tree came down.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/16/2024 12:42:31 AM - SOURCE: KNTV NBC 11 San Jose</description><pubDate>Tue, 16 Jan 2024 00:42:31 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Riverside to honor late firefighter with park</title><description>Yucaipa has its fair share of heroes. Late Fire Captain Tim Strack was one of them. Tragically, the Riverside Fire Captain died on April 1, 2023, of a massive heart attack at the age of 53. It was recently announced at a Riverside City Council meeting, that Riverside Park El Dorado would be renovated and renamed in Strack’s honor.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/15/2024 9:56:00 PM - SOURCE: Yucaipa &amp; Calimesa News Mirror</description><pubDate>Mon, 15 Jan 2024 21:56:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Historical 1930s fire truck restored by Folsom inmates, returned to San Francisco</title><description>VIDEO: Serving San Francisco for decades, a "last of its kind" fire truck has been restored and is being returned to the city by the bay.
  253. Rising to its former glory, the 1939 apparatus featured in the World's Fair spent decades serving the city of San Francisco. The truck was one of only two ever built and specially designed to navigate the Bay Area's steep hills and very tall buildings.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/11/2024 7:44:00 PM - SOURCE: KCRA-TV NBC 3 Sacramento</description><pubDate>Thu, 11 Jan 2024 19:44:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>1 dead after fire at Elk Grove house</title><description>A man died after a fire at an Elk Grove house where heat from the flames caused a bullet to go through a neighbor's wall.
  255. The Elk Grove Police Department said in an update Friday that the death of the 30-year-old man isn't suspicious and foul play has been ruled out. He was the only person in the home and his identity hasn't been released.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/12/2024 8:12:18 AM - SOURCE: KXTV ABC 10 Sacramento</description><pubDate>Fri, 12 Jan 2024 08:12:18 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Grass Valley firefighters complete probation to join in the traditions and continue service</title><description>Grass Valley Fire Department is proud to announce that four firefighters have completed their year of probation process and training.
  257. A rigorous training program ensures their firefighting skills meet the standard of the City of Grass Valley Fire Department (GVFD), according to Battalion Chief Chris Armstrong.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/12/2024 11:45:00 AM - SOURCE: The Union - Metered Site</description><pubDate>Fri, 12 Jan 2024 11:45:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Good Samaritan cleaning crew smashes window to save woman from deadly fire at Cypress condo complex</title><description>VIDEO: A cleaning crew helped rescue a woman after a fierce fire erupted at a condo in Cypress on Thursday. Unfortunately, one person was found dead in the blaze.
  259. The fire was reported shortly before 9:30 a.m. at the Cypress Monterey Condominiums in the 5700 block of Playa Way, according to the Orange County Fire Authority.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/12/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KABC-TV ABC 7 Los Angeles</description><pubDate>Fri, 12 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>VIDEO: Boat catches fire and floats down Sacramento River</title><description>A boat caught fire and floated down the Sacramento River for some time before firefighters could dose the flames, authorities say.
  261. According to the Sacramento Fire Department, late Wednesday morning, the boat appears to have come loose from the shore and was floating down the river until it stopped at a dock near the 1800 block of Garden Highway.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/11/2024 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KOVR-TV CBS 13 Sacramento</description><pubDate>Thu, 11 Jan 2024 00:00:00 -0800</pubDate></item><item><link></link><title>Fire crews put out fully engulfed RV fire in Templeton</title><description>Fire and Emergency Services responded to an RV fire Wednesday morning at 818 Golden Meadow Drive in Templeton.
  263. There were no reported injuries to the single occupant of the RV, nor any firefighters as part of the response, stated Templeton Fire and Emergency Services. According to Templeton Fire and Emergency Services, units arrived on the scene to discover a fully involved RV fire with multiple other nearby RVs at risk.&lt;BR&gt; - PUB DATE: 1/10/2024 9:53:54 PM - SOURCE: KEYT-TV ABC 3 Santa Barbara</description><pubDate>Wed, 10 Jan 2024 21:53:54 -0800</pubDate></item></channel></rss>

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