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Two fires spark in city, taking up half of Fresno Fire Department’s resources - Fresno Bee
Two fires spark in city, taking up half of Fresno Fire Department’s resources  Fresno Bee

Two fires that broke out nearly simultaneously in Fresno, CA on June 6 stretched the fire department's resources. Four were displaced in a southeast Fresno ...


Posted on Thu, 06 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Abandoned vacant lot owners could get bill from Fire Department, in addition to code enforcement - YourCentralValley.com
Abandoned vacant lot owners could get bill from Fire Department, in addition to code enforcement  YourCentralValley.com

Fresno city staff say there are about 5000 vacant lots and abandon homes in the city. Fresno Fire Department says several hundred have weeds growing out of ...


Posted on Fri, 07 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



How AOC Became Part of Fresno Council Debate on Fire Fees - gvwire.com
How AOC Became Part of Fresno Council Debate on Fire Fees  gvwire.com

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has nothing to do with Fresno fire impact fees. That didn't stop her name being evoked in a city council debate about them.


Posted on Thu, 13 Jun 2019 23:20:38 GMT



Fresno firefighters battle two fires, one in the city and one in the county - YourCentralValley.com
Fresno firefighters battle two fires, one in the city and one in the county  YourCentralValley.com

Fresno Co. Fire and Fresno Fire Department crews are battling two fires Friday night. One of them called for a second alarm.


Posted on Fri, 31 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Homeless breaking into vacant homes starting fires, creating a strain on resources - YourCentralValley.com
Homeless breaking into vacant homes starting fires, creating a strain on resources  YourCentralValley.com

It's a growing problem for Fresno firefighters.The department is dealing with an increase in vacant home fires by the homeless and it's causing a stress on ...


Posted on Sat, 15 Jun 2019 01:13:00 GMT



Fresno Co. Superior Court's overcrowded jury room gets a hearing at Fresno City Hall - The San Joaquin Valley Sun
Fresno Co. Superior Court's overcrowded jury room gets a hearing at Fresno City Hall  The San Joaquin Valley Sun

It's a face-off between the City of Fresno's Fire Marshal and the Fresno County Superior Court over a citation for overcrowding the jury assembly room.


Posted on Thu, 23 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fresno's preparing for major disasters, whether or not they arrive - The San Joaquin Valley Sun
Fresno's preparing for major disasters, whether or not they arrive  The San Joaquin Valley Sun

The Fresno City Council on May 16 was slated to consider adopting the Fresno County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan Update for 2018. The item ...


Posted on Tue, 11 Jun 2019 16:00:58 GMT



California Wildfire 2019: Record Temperatures Hit West Coast, Yolo Valley Sand Fire Spreads to 2,500 Acres - Newsweek
California Wildfire 2019: Record Temperatures Hit West Coast, Yolo Valley Sand Fire Spreads to 2,500 Acres  Newsweek

The National Weather *Service* (NWS) has issued an excessive heat warning for several California counties, after wildfires spread across the state forcing many ...


Posted on Wed, 12 Jun 2019 16:32:24 GMT



Police Chief Jerry Dyer hopes to unify Fresno as next mayor — but protestors say he’s unfit - Fresno Bee
Police Chief Jerry Dyer hopes to unify Fresno as next mayor — but protestors say he’s unfit  Fresno Bee

Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer announced he is running for mayor.


Posted on Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers - Fresno Bee
Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers  Fresno Bee

Excerpts of editorials published recently in Indiana newspapers.


Posted on Tue, 18 Jun 2019 18:01:00 GMT



West Virginia editorial roundup - Fresno Bee
West Virginia editorial roundup  Fresno Bee

Summary of recent West Virginia newspaper editorials.


Posted on Wed, 12 Jun 2019 18:17:00 GMT



Couple want officers fired who pointed guns over shoplifting - Fresno Bee
Couple want officers fired who pointed guns over shoplifting  Fresno Bee

A man and his pregnant fiancée say they want Phoenix to fire the officers who pointed guns and yelled profanities at them after their 4-year-old daughter took a ...


Posted on Tue, 18 Jun 2019 01:40:00 GMT



How many people in Fresno and Madera are homeless? New numbers released - Fresno Bee
How many people in Fresno and Madera are homeless? New numbers released  Fresno Bee

About 350 more people are homeless in Fresno and Madera this year compared to 2018, according to new numbers announced on Friday, but leaders hope ...


Posted on Fri, 07 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



This Company Will Clear Fire Hazards From Your Property Whether You Asked it to or Not - Voice of San Diego
This Company Will Clear Fire Hazards From Your Property Whether You Asked it to or Not  Voice of San Diego

Many local fire departments turn to a private company to enforce rules requiring homes to be clear of flammable grass and debris that can fuel wildfires.


Posted on Wed, 22 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Stop racing fire trucks and ‘Pull to the Right,’ Fresno Fire pleads in new campaign - YourCentralValley.com
Stop racing fire trucks and ‘Pull to the Right,’ Fresno Fire pleads in new campaign  YourCentralValley.com

The Fresno City Fire Department took to social media to kick off their "Pull to the Right" campaign. Basically -- they're telling drivers to, please, get out of their way ...


Posted on Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Former Fresno middle school teacher sentenced to a year in jail for sex crimes with student - Yahoo News
Former Fresno middle school teacher sentenced to a year in jail for sex crimes with student  Yahoo News

A former Tenaya Middle School teacher has been sentenced to one year in jail for sex crimes with a student.


Posted on Fri, 14 Jun 2019 05:19:19 GMT



Only six firefighters in Fresno are women. Female chief hopes to change that with girls camp - Fresno Bee
Only six firefighters in Fresno are women. Female chief hopes to change that with girls camp  Fresno Bee

Fresno Fire Department's first Girls Empowerment Camp on April 27, 2019 in Fresno, California aims to teach teens about the fire *service* and hopefully grow the ...


Posted on Fri, 19 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



New Mexico mayor’s plan would charge for emergency costs - Fresno Bee
New Mexico mayor’s plan would charge for emergency costs  Fresno Bee

New Mexico mayor proposes billing some drivers who are involved in car accidents resulting in hazardous material cleanup or extractions.


Posted on Mon, 20 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



The Latest: Dozens gather peacefully after Memphis shooting - Fresno Bee
The Latest: Dozens gather peacefully after Memphis shooting  Fresno Bee

The Latest on fatal police shooting in Memphis (all times local):. 8:40 p.m.. Friends and relatives of a black man who was killed by a federal fugitive task force in ...


Posted on Fri, 14 Jun 2019 01:45:00 GMT



Washington faces especially bad wildfire season - Fresno Bee
Washington faces especially bad wildfire season  Fresno Bee

Wildfire responders in Western Washington - including Skagit County - are preparing for a particularly bad wildfire season.


Posted on Mon, 27 May 2019 23:50:00 GMT



PG&E may turn off power to parts of Northern California due to high fire danger - KFSN-TV
PG&E may turn off power to parts of Northern California due to high fire danger  KFSN-TV

SONOMA COUNTY -- A red flag warning in northern California has prompted PG&E to announce that it may proactively turn off power to several counties in an ...


Posted on Fri, 07 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Brand Touts Higher Rainy Day Fund In 'Status Quo' Budget - gvwire.com
Brand Touts Higher Rainy Day Fund In 'Status Quo' Budget  gvwire.com

Mayor Lee Brand described his proposed 2020 Fresno budget as “status quo.” Not much is different in FY 2020's $1.187 billion spending plan.


Posted on Wed, 22 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fresno city workforce is not diverse, mostly male, data shows - Fresno Bee
Fresno city workforce is not diverse, mostly male, data shows  Fresno Bee

Employees working for the city of Fresno, California, are 75 percent male, and most leadership positions are held by men. That's because the largest ...


Posted on Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



12 people killed in Virginia Beach shooting; suspect dead - Fresno Bee
12 people killed in Virginia Beach shooting; suspect dead  Fresno Bee

Authorities say a city employee opened fire at a municipal building in Virginia Beach, killing 12 people before police fatally shot him.


Posted on Fri, 31 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



20-acre grass fire contained along Highway 180 - Fresno Bee
20-acre grass fire contained along Highway 180  Fresno Bee

The Fresno Fire Department is responding to a grass fire along Highway 180 near Marks Avenue.


Posted on Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fresno Grizzlies Apologize for Video That Rips Ocasio-Cortez - gvwire.com
Fresno Grizzlies Apologize for Video That Rips Ocasio-Cortez  gvwire.com

Fresno Grizzlies apologize for showing a Memorial Day video that appears to describe Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) as an "enemy of freedom."


Posted on Tue, 28 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



No Cops, No Budget, Says City Council Candidate Karbassi - gvwire.com
No Cops, No Budget, Says City Council Candidate Karbassi  gvwire.com

Politics 101: City council hopeful Mike Karbassi makes a no cops, no budget pledge; update on city of Fresno budget hearings; big legal win for Ashjian.


Posted on Wed, 05 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Barn owner was trying to burn yard clippings but the fire blew out of control, firefighters say - Fresno Bee
Barn owner was trying to burn yard clippings but the fire blew out of control, firefighters say  Fresno Bee

A barn just outside Sanger was almost completely destroyed by flames Wednesday after the owner's yard fire blew out of control. Fresno County Fire spokesman ...


Posted on Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Obstacles deter many California child care providers from building, expanding facilities - EdSource
Obstacles deter many California child care providers from building, expanding facilities  EdSource

After years of searching, a nonprofit hoping to open a new child care center for low-income infants and toddlers found a rent-free building inside a housing ...


Posted on Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Helmet cam shows dramatic rescue in Fresno, ‘one of the busiest fire departments in the country’ - The Fresno Bee
Helmet cam shows dramatic rescue in Fresno, ‘one of the busiest fire departments in the country’  The Fresno Bee

A fire in a vacant home in Fresno, CA on Oct. 4, 2018 almost killed a homeless man, but firefighters arrived in time to cut a hole in the side of the building and pull ...


Posted on Wed, 10 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Valley mourns loss of ‘proud’ firefighter who lost battle with cancer - Fresno Bee
Valley mourns loss of ‘proud’ firefighter who lost battle with cancer  Fresno Bee

The Kings County (CA) Fire Department announced the death of one of its firefighters February 23, 2019. Keith Hernandez died of rhabdomyosarcoma, a form of ...


Posted on Sat, 23 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



A closer look at crime laws in California - KEYE TV CBS Austin
A closer look at crime laws in California  KEYE TV CBS Austin

WASHINGTON (SBG) - The argument of what is too severe or too light when it comes to certain crimes is something Sheriff Margaret Mims of Fresno County, ...


Posted on Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fresno CA Firefighters Helmet Cam House Fire Rescue Homeless Man - Firehouse.com
Fresno CA Firefighters Helmet Cam House Fire Rescue Homeless Man  Firehouse.com

Helmet cam footage shows Fresno firefighters cutting a hole in the side of a burning vacant home and rescuing a homeless man trapped inside.


Posted on Thu, 11 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fresno Fire releases helmet cam video of house fire rescue - KFSN-TV
Fresno Fire releases helmet cam video of house fire rescue  KFSN-TV

Fresno Fire Department shares helmet cam video of firefighters rescuing a man who was in a fully engulfed house, trapped under the floor in a crawl space.


Posted on Tue, 09 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EDT - Fresno Bee
AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EDT  Fresno Bee

Case opened: Democrats begin public airing of Mueller report. WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says it's "case closed ." But Democrats are just ...


Posted on Mon, 10 Jun 2019 03:04:00 GMT



Fresno firefighters save dog from house fire - MyHighPlains.com
Fresno firefighters save dog from house fire  MyHighPlains.com

Firefighters is Fresno, California revive family dog after he was overcome by smoke from a fire. The rescue was captured on camera.


Posted on Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Kingsburg Council approves Athwal contractor | Community - Hanford Sentinel
Kingsburg Council approves Athwal contractor | Community  Hanford Sentinel

KINGSBURG – It's been years in the making. Kingsburg's Skate Park is just a month away from a ground-breaking ceremony after a decision to award a ...


Posted on Wed, 12 Jun 2019 13:00:00 GMT



Fresno Fire Department warns residents of hazards to watch out for during winter season - KFSN-TV
Fresno Fire Department warns residents of hazards to watch out for during winter season  KFSN-TV

A video released by the Fresno Fire department shows the moments a Christmas day fire engulfed a Central Fresno home.


Posted on Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



VIDEO: Toddler helps Fresno firemen responding to call in neighborhood - KFSN-TV
VIDEO: Toddler helps Fresno firemen responding to call in neighborhood  KFSN-TV

Fresno Fire Department had help Friday afternoon from a little boy named Jackson. Crews were responding to a fire in the area when they saw the toddler ...


Posted on Sat, 09 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



‘Staffing is definitely being tested’: Fresno Fire responds to fatal blaze, two-alarm fires - YourCentralValley.com
‘Staffing is definitely being tested’: Fresno Fire responds to fatal blaze, two-alarm fires  YourCentralValley.com

Three two-alarm fires over a 12-hour span this weekend left Fresno City Fire resources stretched thin.


Posted on Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fresno Fire Department hiring for first time in years - KFSN-TV
Fresno Fire Department hiring for first time in years  KFSN-TV

Interest is growing after Fresno Fire announced it is hiring for the first time in several years.


Posted on Thu, 05 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Memorial Day meant to unite and pay tribute, not divide as Grizzlies did with video - Fresno Bee
Memorial Day meant to unite and pay tribute, not divide as Grizzlies did with video  Fresno Bee

Memorial Day is a time Americans pause and reflect on the greatest sacrifice a soldier can offer — his or her life. At the very core of the holiday is a sober ...


Posted on Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Shared Service Agreements Bring Pricey Tech within Reach - Government Technology
Shared Service Agreements Bring Pricey Tech within Reach  Government Technology

Technologies both mainstream and emerging promise to improve government *service* delivery. To reduce costs and increase efficiency, jurisdictions are working ...


Posted on Sat, 01 Jun 2019 15:58:31 GMT



Carrie and Manuel Lujan - Santa Clarita Valley Signal
Carrie and Manuel Lujan  Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Santa Clarita Public Information Officer Carrie Lujan recently had an interesting day at work. Lujan was called to the scene of a wayward bear in a Valencia ...


Posted on Sun, 16 Jun 2019 21:04:40 GMT



Panic at DC pride parade sends people running - Fresno Bee
Panic at DC pride parade sends people running  Fresno Bee

Officials in Washington, D.C., say a panic caused by a mistaken belief that gunshots were fired during a pride parade sent people running through the streets of ...


Posted on Sun, 09 Jun 2019 11:18:00 GMT



The Latest: Head of Japan school condemns ‘savage’ attack - Fresno Bee
The Latest: Head of Japan school condemns ‘savage’ attack  Fresno Bee

The head of a Japanese school has condemned what he called a "savage" knife attack on students waiting for a school bus in which a student and a parent ...


Posted on Tue, 28 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fresno Fire Department sends more crews, resources to Southern California fires - YourCentralValley.com
Fresno Fire Department sends more crews, resources to Southern California fires  YourCentralValley.com

A total of 28 firefighters have now been sent to both Northern and Southern California. 10 firefighters deployed Sunday, along with two engines.


Posted on Sun, 11 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



‘So proud to have called him ours.’ Fresno firefighter Mickey Kaitangian dies - The Fresno Bee
‘So proud to have called him ours.’ Fresno firefighter Mickey Kaitangian dies  The Fresno Bee

Mickey Kaitangian spent his 29-year career as a Fresno firefighter on the front lines. There was once a rumor he was training to promote, but that ended quickly ...


Posted on Wed, 29 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Montana Editorial Roundup - Fresno Bee
Montana Editorial Roundup  Fresno Bee

Independent Record, May 19, on Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announcing his bid for the Democratic nomination for president: As Montana's two-term Gov.


Posted on Wed, 22 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fresno firefighter claims harassment, was shown whistleblower 'murder' video, suit says - Fresno Bee
Fresno firefighter claims harassment, was shown whistleblower 'murder' video, suit says  Fresno Bee

An African American firefighter is suing Fresno Fire Department and several top fire officials on claims of discrimination, retaliation and harassment.


Posted on Tue, 03 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Video released of arsonists who ignited New Year’s Day fire at Fresno center - The Fresno Bee
Video released of arsonists who ignited New Year’s Day fire at Fresno center  The Fresno Bee

The Fresno Fire Department has released video showing two arsonists wanted for starting a fire that significantly damaged the Romain Neighborhood Center on ...


Posted on Sat, 05 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Someone set two fires inside a Fresno school classroom. Firefighters want your help - The Fresno Bee
Someone set two fires inside a Fresno school classroom. Firefighters want your help  The Fresno Bee

Fresno Fire Department is investigating two arson fires inside an Edith B. Storey Elementary classroom in southeast Fresno.


Posted on Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Nashville mayor threatens electric scooter ban after death - Fresno Bee
Nashville mayor threatens electric scooter ban after death  Fresno Bee

Nashville's mayor is threatening to ban electric scooters unless the companies that own them immediately address problems.


Posted on Fri, 24 May 2019 15:52:00 GMT



Fresno woman sees burning woman, calls 911. ‘She was burned to the crisp to her back’ - Fresno Bee
Fresno woman sees burning woman, calls 911. ‘She was burned to the crisp to her back’  Fresno Bee

A Fresno, CA woman was taken to the hospital with severe burns to her body after a fire broke out at a central Fresno duplex Saturday, April 13, 2019. The fire ...


Posted on Sat, 13 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Several fire departments cracking down on illegal fireworks this Fourth of July - KMPH Fox 26
Several fire departments cracking down on illegal fireworks this Fourth of July  KMPH Fox 26

Several fire agencies came together Monday to show the potential danger of Safe and Sane fireworks being used incorrectly near dry vegetation.


Posted on Mon, 25 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fresno fire fighters face back-to-back structure fires - YourCentralValley.com
Fresno fire fighters face back-to-back structure fires  YourCentralValley.com

A historic home went up in smoke early Wednesday morning, kicking off a busy day for the Fresno Fire Department.


Posted on Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials - Fresno Bee
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials  Fresno Bee

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the U.S. and abroad.


Posted on Wed, 22 May 2019 16:06:00 GMT



December and January are the busiest months for Fresno firefighters. Here's why. - KFSN-TV
December and January are the busiest months for Fresno firefighters. Here's why.  KFSN-TV

As the year winds down, the work load is just beginning to build for Fresno Fire.


Posted on Sat, 22 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Top Sacramento news: Fire at shelter displaces 14 women; search for at-risk person; more - Hoodline
Top Sacramento news: Fire at shelter displaces 14 women; search for at-risk person; more  Hoodline

Here's the most recent top news in Sacramento; see what headlines are trending among local readers, with links to full articles.


Posted on Mon, 20 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Hundreds remember a firefighter who lost her battle to cancer - YourCentralValley.com
Hundreds remember a firefighter who lost her battle to cancer  YourCentralValley.com

Hundreds turned out to celebrate the life of one of Fresno's finest.


Posted on Sun, 26 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Where Do I Start to Become a Future Firefighter? - Firefighter Nation
Where Do I Start to Become a Future Firefighter?  Firefighter Nation

Our suggestion is finding a location that can support you during one of the hardest and most challenging college semesters you will ever experience.


Posted on Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Murdered woman's family visits baby who was cut from her womb - KFSN-TV
Murdered woman's family visits baby who was cut from her womb  KFSN-TV

Family members of a woman who police said was murdered and had her baby taken from her womb arrived in Chicago late Tuesday night ahead of her ...


Posted on Thu, 23 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Utah man arrested in shooting of off-duty Los Angeles deputy - Fresno Bee
Utah man arrested in shooting of off-duty Los Angeles deputy  Fresno Bee

Authorities have arrested a Utah man on suspicion of shooting an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy and they say he may have killed another man an ...


Posted on Wed, 12 Jun 2019 04:00:00 GMT



Fresno's first fire of the year caused by arson - KFSN-TV
Fresno's first fire of the year caused by arson  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The Fresno Fire Department is investigating its first blaze of 2019, and it just may have an impact on Valley children into the new year.


Posted on Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Fire engulfs furniture store in southeast Fresno - The Fresno Bee
Fire engulfs furniture store in southeast Fresno  The Fresno Bee

Hall's Furniture in southeast Fresno, CA, was destroyed by a fire early Friday morning, Dec. 28, 2018.


Posted on Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers - Fresno Bee
Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers  Fresno Bee

Des Moines Register. May 23, 2019. Big problem with tiny houses for homeless: No place to put them. Tiny homes are all the rage. As small as garden sheds, ...


Posted on Mon, 27 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



From bucket brigades to high-tech engines, Fresno’s firefighters span 140 years - Fresno Bee
From bucket brigades to high-tech engines, Fresno’s firefighters span 140 years  Fresno Bee

From bucket brigades to horse-drawn pumpers to modern engines and ladder trucks, much has changed since the Fresno Fire Department's rustic, all-volunteer ...


Posted on Sat, 06 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT



Fresno's homeless fires put lives, properties at risk - KMPH Fox 26
Fresno's homeless fires put lives, properties at risk  KMPH Fox 26

Fires started by homeless people are now a big problem for Fresno Firefighters. These fires are not just on open lots and camp sites. More and more being set in ...


Posted on Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Local fire departments assisting in wildfires, preparing for search and rescue missions - KFSN-TV
Local fire departments assisting in wildfires, preparing for search and rescue missions  KFSN-TV

Local fire departments are preparing to send their urban search and rescue teams to help look for bodies. More than 200 people are still unaccounted for.


Posted on Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Knock of opportunity opened the door to public service - Reedley Exponent
Knock of opportunity opened the door to public service  Reedley Exponent

Albert Rodriguez, a captain with the Reedley Fire Department, said his career in fire began with a loud knock at his family's front door in the middle of the night.


Posted on Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fresno FD warns of canal dangers after two bodies are pulled from waterways in one week - YourCentralValley.com
Fresno FD warns of canal dangers after two bodies are pulled from waterways in one week  YourCentralValley.com

Two bodies were pulled from Fresno area canals just one week apart.


Posted on Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Man sets parents' Fresno home on fire trying to kill black widows with blowtorch - Los Angeles Times
Man sets parents' Fresno home on fire trying to kill black widows with blowtorch  Los Angeles Times

A Fresno man may have been taking the “kill it with fire” memes a bit too seriously when he set his parents' home ablaze while trying to exterminate black widow ...


Posted on Wed, 24 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Local fire crews help out at Northern California wildfire while smoke impacts Central Valley - KFSN-TV
Local fire crews help out at Northern California wildfire while smoke impacts Central Valley  KFSN-TV

Fire departments from Visalia, Hanford, Selma, and Madera County also answered the call for mutual aid on Wednesday.


Posted on Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Essential California: College admissions prestige and pressure at Palo Alto High School - Los Angeles Times
Essential California: College admissions prestige and pressure at Palo Alto High School  Los Angeles Times

After the college admissions scandal, Palo Alto High School's student paper nixed a popular map that published where seniors were going to college.


Posted on Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Merced in Fire Truck Face Off semi finals - YourCentralValley.com
Merced in Fire Truck Face Off semi finals  YourCentralValley.com

Merced is competing with other fire departments all over the Bay Area and Northern California.


Posted on Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire sparked at railroad construction site in downtown Fresno - Fresno Bee
Fire sparked at railroad construction site in downtown Fresno  Fresno Bee

A fire broke out Saturday, March 2, 2019, at a railroad equipment staging area in downtown Fresno. The cause of the fire is undetermined.


Posted on Sat, 02 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Fresno Fire responds to hazmat regarding recent cases of fentanyl overdoses - YourCentralValley.com
Fresno Fire responds to hazmat regarding recent cases of fentanyl overdoses  YourCentralValley.com

The Fresno Fire Department responded to a hazmat situation in the Tower District on Monday afternoon. Fresno county sheriff's said they are working on a ...


Posted on Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Retired Fresno Fire Captain Oney Durney dies - KFSN-TV
Retired Fresno Fire Captain Oney Durney dies  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The Fresno Fire Department is mourning the loss of one of their own. Retired Fire Captain Oney Durney was in one of the very first ...


Posted on Mon, 23 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



High-speed rail building burns. Fresno fire chief says it’ll be difficult determining cause - Merced Sun-Star
High-speed rail building burns. Fresno fire chief says it’ll be difficult determining cause  Merced Sun-Star

A building set to be torn down to make way for California high-speed rail caught fire on April 5 in Fresno. Fire chief says old Alert-O-Lite building near Golden ...


Posted on Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fresno firefighters save 4 kittens from three-alarm house fire, Cat House steps in for care - YourCentralValley.com
Fresno firefighters save 4 kittens from three-alarm house fire, Cat House steps in for care  YourCentralValley.com

Four kittens were rescued from a three-alarm house fire in Fresno Saturday.


Posted on Sat, 13 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



GirlPower: Highlighting Fire Chief Kerri Donis - YourCentralValley.com
GirlPower: Highlighting Fire Chief Kerri Donis  YourCentralValley.com

It takes a lot for a female to work in a male-dominated profession, but it takes that much more to be the leader of them all.


Posted on Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Plans for Fresno's new 'First Responders Campus' move forward - KFSN-TV
Plans for Fresno's new 'First Responders Campus' move forward  KFSN-TV

The facility in Southeast Fresno would provide training for police officers, firefighters and EMTs.


Posted on Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



New deal with city provides fire protection to Fresno County - KFSN-TV
New deal with city provides fire protection to Fresno County  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The City of Fresno made a 30 year deal with the North Central Fire District 10 years ago to merge its operations with the City of Fresno ...


Posted on Mon, 04 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT



Well Known Fire Captain Loses Battle to Cancer - YourCentralValley.com
Well Known Fire Captain Loses Battle to Cancer  YourCentralValley.com

By Alexan Balekian. Fresno, CA – Firefighters from around the Valley are mourning the loss of fire captain Oney Durney. Durney lost his battle to cancer on ...


Posted on Sun, 22 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Watch these Fresno firefighting heroes dramatically rescue a man from a house fire - The Daily Dot
Watch these Fresno firefighting heroes dramatically rescue a man from a house fire  The Daily Dot

Holy smokes, this latest YouTube video from the Fresno Fire Department is astounding. The California fire department has been active on YouTube recently, ...


Posted on Thu, 11 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Ammunition, hazardous materials made storage unit fire even more dangerous - YourCentralValley.com
Ammunition, hazardous materials made storage unit fire even more dangerous  YourCentralValley.com

CORRECTION: A previous version of this story read there were not restrictions on what could be stored at the facility. However, a company spokesperson says ...


Posted on Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



City officials work to protect businesses, historic buildings after Madera mini mall fire - KFSN-TV
City officials work to protect businesses, historic buildings after Madera mini mall fire  KFSN-TV

A massive fire burned a mini-mall in downtown Madera to the ground on Monday, leaving nothing behind but piles of charred debris along Yosemite Avenue.


Posted on Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



No on P's Warning: Beautiful Parks, but Deficient Public Safety - gvwire.com
No on P's Warning: Beautiful Parks, but Deficient Public Safety  gvwire.com

The chiefs of Fresno's public safety departments predict dire results if voters pass Measure P, a parks sales tax. They urged voters Thursday to vote "no."


Posted on Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Woman flees to a Fresno County fire station to escape her boyfriend’s abuse, authorities say - YourCentralValley.com
Woman flees to a Fresno County fire station to escape her boyfriend’s abuse, authorities say  YourCentralValley.com

A Fresno County Fire station got a huge surprise when a woman dropped by and told staff she's been assaulted by her boyfriend Friday.


Posted on Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Fire near Kettleman City burns 3000 acres, Highway 41 open - The Tribune
Fire near Kettleman City burns 3000 acres, Highway 41 open  The Tribune

A large vegetation fire near Kettleman City, CA, on Monday night, Aug. 6, 2018, briefly forced the closure of Highway 41 (the route between the San Joaquin ...


Posted on Mon, 06 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Federal shutdown has halted training, other wildfire prep — and it could get worse - Fresno Bee
Federal shutdown has halted training, other wildfire prep — and it could get worse  Fresno Bee

Training has been halted for thousands of western firefighters. The U.S. Forest *Service* can't award contracts for needed equipment. In forests across the West, ...


Posted on Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Fresno boat crash, rescue prompts water safety message - YourCentralValley.com
Fresno boat crash, rescue prompts water safety message  YourCentralValley.com

Two people had to be rescued on the San Joaquin River after their boat flipped over.


Posted on Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Historic Yosemite Hotel building destroyed by fire | Central California newspaper - The Madera Tribune
Historic Yosemite Hotel building destroyed by fire | Central California newspaper  The Madera Tribune

Wendy Alexander/The Madera TribuneA historic building in downtown Madera, formerly Yosemite Hotel and McMahan's Furniture, erupts into flames late ...


Posted on Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



The Pete Dern story: Navigating a new normal - KFSN-TV
The Pete Dern story: Navigating a new normal  KFSN-TV

After 4 years of surgeries and therapy, what does the future hold for Fresno Fire Captain Pete Dern?


Posted on Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fresno City Council passes budget after clashes on public safety, senior center funds - The Fresno Bee
Fresno City Council passes budget after clashes on public safety, senior center funds  The Fresno Bee

After a bitter fight about how to fund additional police and fire staffing as well as a senior activity center, the Fresno (CA) City Council on Thursday, June 28, 2018 ...


Posted on Thu, 28 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Which city of Fresno employees were paid the most in 2017? - The Fresno Bee
Which city of Fresno employees were paid the most in 2017?  The Fresno Bee

If you think Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer or Mayor Lee Brand made the most money in 2017 of all city employees, those are good guesses. But they're wrong.


Posted on Thu, 14 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



How Fresno City Council Allocated $8.8 Million of Surplus Money - YourCentralValley.com
How Fresno City Council Allocated $8.8 Million of Surplus Money  YourCentralValley.com

The Fresno City Council divided up over $8 million dollars of extra money on Thursday, to help fund public safety and other projects in the city. The council ...


Posted on Thu, 29 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Teen girls train hard at 2-day Los Angeles Fire Department firefighter camp - KFSN-TV
Teen girls train hard at 2-day Los Angeles Fire Department firefighter camp  KFSN-TV

Dozens of girls experienced what it was like to become a firefighter as they participated in Los Angeles Fire Department's Girls Camp.


Posted on Sat, 02 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Firefighters put out fire in abandoned store near downtown Fresno - YourCentralValley.com
Firefighters put out fire in abandoned store near downtown Fresno  YourCentralValley.com

Firefighters fought a commercial fire near downtown Fresno on Monday morning.


Posted on Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Agreement reached to provide fire protection to residents normally outside service area - YourCentralValley.com
Agreement reached to provide fire protection to residents normally outside service area  YourCentralValley.com

The mountain communities of eastern Fresno County will now have additional fire department staffing.


Posted on Tue, 04 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



 

 



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