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Neighbors fed up after vacant Fresno home catches fire for third time in less than a year - KMPH Fox 26
Neighbors fed up after vacant Fresno home catches fire for third time in less than a year  KMPH Fox 26

An abandoned house in Southeast Fresno has burned three times just since March. Each time, that's affected not only the abandoned home, but neighbor's ...


Posted on Tue, 20 Aug 2019 22:13:00 GMT



North Central Fire cuts ties with city of Fresno for service - Fresno Bee
North Central Fire cuts ties with city of Fresno for service  Fresno Bee

North Central Fire District is on its own again for fire protection *service* in Kerman, Biola and part of Fresno County west of Highway 99. For 12 years, it relied on ...


Posted on Tue, 23 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Building fire draws dozens of firefighters to Palm and Belmont Avenues - KMPH Fox 26
Building fire draws dozens of firefighters to Palm and Belmont Avenues  KMPH Fox 26

Dozens of firefighters rushed to a Fresno business on Palm and Belmont Avenues Saturday after a building caught fire around 7 PM. The fire happened at what ...


Posted on Sat, 27 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



'Everything we had is gone:' Residents get first look at destruction caused by 3-alarm apartment fire - KFSN-TV
'Everything we had is gone:' Residents get first look at destruction caused by 3-alarm apartment fire  KFSN-TV

Not only did first responders help with evacuations, but neighbors also made sure to check on each other.


Posted on Tue, 20 Aug 2019 06:17:42 GMT



Watch Fresno CA Firefighters Battle 3-Alarm Apartment Fire - Firehouse.com
Watch Fresno CA Firefighters Battle 3-Alarm Apartment Fire  Firehouse.com

A Fresno firefighter's helmet camera captured efforts to put out the large fire at an apartment complex near Fresno State that caused $2.5 million in damage.


Posted on Tue, 20 Aug 2019 13:25:00 GMT



MedWatch Today: Trauma survivor beats the odds, now working at Fresno Fire Department - YourCentralValley.com
MedWatch Today: Trauma survivor beats the odds, now working at Fresno Fire Department  YourCentralValley.com

A traumatic fall in Sequoia National Park changed the course of Mia Gonzalez's life. Mia fractured and dislocated her spine in the Fall of 2017, and was told she ...


Posted on Fri, 09 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Two families displaced after house fire in southeast Fresno - KFSN-TV
Two families displaced after house fire in southeast Fresno  KFSN-TV

A pair of families are in temporary housing after a fire destroyed a vacant home and then spread next door to a duplex.


Posted on Thu, 01 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



San Luis Obispo appoints new deputy fire chief for the city - KEYT
San Luis Obispo appoints new deputy fire chief for the city  KEYT

The City of San Luis Obispo selected a longtime fire professional as their new deputy fire chief in San Luis Obispo on Thursday morning.


Posted on Thu, 08 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



The Future Firefighter with Captain Justin Schorr - Firefighter Nation
The Future Firefighter with Captain Justin Schorr  Firefighter Nation

Chris Baker talks with Rescue Captain Justin Schorr on what he has learned over the last 25 years in the fire *service*.


Posted on Mon, 05 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



City of San Luis Obispo announces new Deputy Fire Chief - KSBY San Luis Obispo News
City of San Luis Obispo announces new Deputy Fire Chief  KSBY San Luis Obispo News

The City of San Luis Obispo has named a new Deputy Fire Chief.


Posted on Thu, 08 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



NYPD fires officer 5 years after Garner’s chokehold death - Fresno Bee
NYPD fires officer 5 years after Garner’s chokehold death  Fresno Bee

After five years of investigations and protests, the New York City Police Department on Monday fired an officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric ...


Posted on Mon, 19 Aug 2019 22:58:00 GMT



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



State Center Ready to Hire Architect for First Responders Campus - gvwire.com
State Center Ready to Hire Architect for First Responders Campus  gvwire.com

State Center is preparing to hire an architect on a $3 million contract to design the new First Responders Campus in southeast Fresno.


Posted on Mon, 05 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



5 children killed in fire at Pennsylvania day care center - Fresno Bee
5 children killed in fire at Pennsylvania day care center  Fresno Bee

Authorities say a day care center where children could stay overnight as their parents worked has been ravaged by a fire that killed five and sent the owner to the ...


Posted on Mon, 12 Aug 2019 13:34:00 GMT



CBS47 On Your Side: Homeless along 41 freeway setting fires, causing dangers for Fresno neighborhood - YourCentralValley.com
CBS47 On Your Side: Homeless along 41 freeway setting fires, causing dangers for Fresno neighborhood  YourCentralValley.com

How to deal with illegal homeless encampments across the valley is an ongoing debate. But imagine having one directly behind your house. That's what an ...


Posted on Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:12:00 GMT



Ransomware attack hits more than 20 Texas local governments - Fresno Bee
Ransomware attack hits more than 20 Texas local governments  Fresno Bee

Texas authorities say more than 20 local governments are facing a coordinated ransomware attack.


Posted on Tue, 20 Aug 2019 21:25:00 GMT



Fresno family gets help cleaning out homeless camp - KMPH Fox 26
Fresno family gets help cleaning out homeless camp  KMPH Fox 26

Families in one neighborhood near Downtown Fresno say they're tired of close calls with fires and drugs. A lot of that, the result of homeless camps that have ...


Posted on Thu, 08 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire risks rise in previously too-wet-to-burn US Northwest - Fresno Bee
Fire risks rise in previously too-wet-to-burn US Northwest  Fresno Bee

Experts say global warming is changing the Pacific Northwest's climate in ways that will make even its historically wet forests more likely to burn.


Posted on Mon, 05 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Latest: Deputy wounded in Lancaster will recover - Fresno Bee
Latest: Deputy wounded in Lancaster will recover  Fresno Bee

A Los Angeles County deputy who was shot in the parking lot of a sheriff's station is expected to make a full recovery.


Posted on Thu, 22 Aug 2019 03:14:00 GMT



North Central Fire District back up and running - YourCentralValley.com
North Central Fire District back up and running  YourCentralValley.com

It's been more than a decade in the making. Residents in Kerman, Biola and west of the 99 are resting easy knowing the North Central Fire District is once again ...


Posted on Mon, 29 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



NW Fresno Council Candidates Clash Over Police, Homeless - gvwire.com
NW Fresno Council Candidates Clash Over Police, Homeless  gvwire.com

Candidates to represent northwest Fresno on the city council sparred over opinions about police protection, the homeless, and the previous seat holder during a ...


Posted on Wed, 31 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire at house in southeast Fresno, CA - Fresno Bee
Fire at house in southeast Fresno, CA  Fresno Bee

Firefighters battled a house fire near Iowa and Maple avenues in southeast Fresno, CA on June 6.


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



Montana demolition derby crash kills 1, injures at least 7 - Fresno Bee
Montana demolition derby crash kills 1, injures at least 7  Fresno Bee

A car drove over a chain-link fence into spectators at a demolition derby in southwestern Montana, killing a woman and injuring at least seven others.


Posted on Mon, 19 Aug 2019 21:18:00 GMT



Critics blast Oregon repeal of tsunami-zone building ban - Fresno Bee
Critics blast Oregon repeal of tsunami-zone building ban  Fresno Bee

Earthquake geologists and others are blasting Oregon's recent repeal of a ban on new police stations, fire stations, schools and other "critical facilities" in ...


Posted on Fri, 16 Aug 2019 13:31:00 GMT



The Latest: NYPD: 2 shooters in Brooklyn playground gunfire - Fresno Bee
The Latest: NYPD: 2 shooters in Brooklyn playground gunfire  Fresno Bee

The Latest on a shooting a Brooklyn park (all times local):. 12:10 p.m.. The New York Police Department believes two shooters were involved in gunfire at a ...


Posted on Sun, 28 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Flood of July 4 fire calls leaves Fresno firefighters ‘challenged’ to respond - Fresno Bee
Flood of July 4 fire calls leaves Fresno firefighters ‘challenged’ to respond  Fresno Bee

The Fresno Fire Department responded to 85 fire calls in a 12-hour period beginning on 4th of July and into Friday morning. In Comparison, the department only ...


Posted on Thu, 04 Jul 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



Police: Motorcycle backfiring causes panic in Times Square - Fresno Bee
Police: Motorcycle backfiring causes panic in Times Square  Fresno Bee

The New York Police Department says the loud noise of a motorcycle backfiring caused panic and sent people scrambling in Times Square.


Posted on Wed, 07 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Where Garner died, changes in policing win little applause - Fresno Bee
Where Garner died, changes in policing win little applause  Fresno Bee

Where Eric Garner died five years ago, some residents say the police department's retreat has resulted in lawlessness.


Posted on Thu, 22 Aug 2019 00:41:00 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



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



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 CA was almost completely destroyed by flames Wednesday, May 8, 2019, after a homeowner's fire got out of control.


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



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



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

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: _____. Aug. 20. The Washington Post on President Trump's change in effort to pass new gun ...


Posted on Wed, 21 Aug 2019 21:51:00 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



Perkins to be sworn in | Community | hanfordsentinel.com - Hanford Sentinel
Perkins to be sworn in | Community | hanfordsentinel.com  Hanford Sentinel

KINGSBURG – Kingsburg's new Fire Chief Daniel Perkins will be sworn in at tonight's City Council meeting which begins at 6 p.m. July 17 at Council Chambers, ...


Posted on Wed, 17 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fresno Fire asks for the public's help finding illegal fireworks - Fresno Bee
Fresno Fire asks for the public's help finding illegal fireworks  Fresno Bee

The Fresno Fire Department held a press conference Friday, July 5th, asking for the public's help finding illegal fireworks activity. Deputy Fire Marshall Jay Tracy ...


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



VFD: Fires from illegal fireworks doubled this year, killing 1 - Foothills Sun Gazette
VFD: Fires from illegal fireworks doubled this year, killing 1  Foothills Sun Gazette

Visalia issued record number of citations for illegal fireworks during deadly Fourth of July holiday that killed a man. By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN. VISALIA ...


Posted on Wed, 14 Aug 2019 14:56:18 GMT



What could Fresno get for $1.2 billion? Fire station, better roads, BMX park are on the list - Fresno Bee
What could Fresno get for $1.2 billion? Fire station, better roads, BMX park are on the list  Fresno Bee

Fresno CA Mayor Lee Brand rolled out his $1.187 billion proposed 2020 budget. It includes funding for police cars, a new fire station, a new BMX park, splitting ...


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



Fire chief describes home blaze in north Fresno, CA - Fresno Bee
Fire chief describes home blaze in north Fresno, CA  Fresno Bee

Fresno Fire Department Chief Kerri Donis describes a fire that engulfed a home near North Heather Drive near and East Essex close to Fort Washington Golf ...


Posted on Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



‘We were robbed’: How a hospital empire collapsed and left rural towns in the wreckage - Fresno Bee
‘We were robbed’: How a hospital empire collapsed and left rural towns in the wreckage  Fresno Bee

Jorge A. Perez and his management company, EmpowerHMS, helped run an empire of rural hospitals in eight states. Now, in a staggering implosion, 12 of them ...


Posted on Wed, 21 Aug 2019 18:23:00 GMT



Watch a grass fire along Highway 180 near Marks Avenue in Fresno - Fresno Bee
Watch a grass fire along Highway 180 near Marks Avenue in Fresno  Fresno Bee

The Fresno Fire Department responded to a grass fire along Highway 180 near Marks Avenue in Fresno, California. A fire department official said the fire had ...


Posted on Wed, 24 Apr 2019 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



Rebels claim downing US drone over Yemen - Fresno Bee
Rebels claim downing US drone over Yemen  Fresno Bee

Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed they shot down a U.S. drone over the country's north, as a leading rights group said Wednesday the Saudi-led coalition fighting ...


Posted on Wed, 21 Aug 2019 21:48:00 GMT



Fresno firefighters detain suspected firebug responsible for 3 Saturday fires - KFSN-TV
Fresno firefighters detain suspected firebug responsible for 3 Saturday fires  KFSN-TV

Police and firefighters may have stopped a firebug early Saturday morning in southeast Fresno.


Posted on Sat, 20 Jul 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



Fresno Fire, firefighters, babies, newborns, social media, instagram - Fresno Bee
Fresno Fire, firefighters, babies, newborns, social media, instagram  Fresno Bee

Fresno Fire firefighters are having babies, and this group of newborns just hit social media.


Posted on Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



House fire in southwest Fresno displaces two families. Firefighters search for missing person - Fresno Bee
House fire in southwest Fresno displaces two families. Firefighters search for missing person  Fresno Bee

A house fire displaced two families Monday night and crews were searching for a missing person in southwest Fresno, California.


Posted on Mon, 08 Jul 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



Fresno fire crews face busiest day of the year - YourCentralValley.com
Fresno fire crews face busiest day of the year  YourCentralValley.com

It was all hands on deck for the Fresno Fire Department for the 4th of July. “4th of July is definitely the busiest day of the year. The fireworks play a big part of that ...


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



Hear the poignant poetry written by a Fresno Fire captain - Fresno Bee
Hear the poignant poetry written by a Fresno Fire captain  Fresno Bee

Fresno Fire Capt. Gary Wedemeyer shares a poem he wrote and the story behind it concerning a haunting call and the smile of a small boy. His poem with be on ...


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



San Jose Fire Department crew escorts mother and her ducklings across street - Fresno Bee
San Jose Fire Department crew escorts mother and her ducklings across street  Fresno Bee

San Jose Fire Department Truck 9 crew escorts a mother and her ducklings across the street in this video posted Sunday, April 21, 2019.


Posted on Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Council Increases Fire Fees on New Fresno Construction - gvwire.com
Council Increases Fire Fees on New Fresno Construction  gvwire.com

Politics 101: Fresno council reaches a deal to raise home fees to pay for a new fire department; Kamala Harris gets local endorsement.


Posted on Fri, 21 Jun 2019 07:00:00 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 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



Fresno City College building first responders campus for police, fire and EMT programs - YourCentralValley.com
Fresno City College building first responders campus for police, fire and EMT programs  YourCentralValley.com

Fresno City College's new First Responders Academy will be located on 42 acres on the corner of North and Willow at 3276 E. North Avenue.


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



Fresno County firefighters train to respond to shooting incidents - KFSN-TV
Fresno County firefighters train to respond to shooting incidents  KFSN-TV

Fresno County firefighters are being outfitted like combat medics, with supplies and bulletproof vests, enabling them to go in with deputies and render immediate ...


Posted on Thu, 30 May 2019 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



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



The Pete Dern Story: Pete's hands - KFSN-TV
The Pete Dern Story: Pete's hands  KFSN-TV

ONLY ON ACTION NEWS: Fresno fire Captain Pete Dern was severely burned over 70 percent of his body when he fell through a roof in 2015. Most have no ...


Posted on Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fresno, CA woman describes finding woman on fire - Fresno Bee
Fresno, CA woman describes finding woman on fire  Fresno Bee

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


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



Kingsburg names new Fire Chief | Community | hanfordsentinel.com - Hanford Sentinel
Kingsburg names new Fire Chief | Community | hanfordsentinel.com  Hanford Sentinel

KINGSBURG – Daniel Perkins has been named as Kingsburg's new fire chief, City Manager Alex Henderson announced in a press release.


Posted on Wed, 26 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Group of local firefighters return from Ridgecrest after massive quake - KFSN-TV
Group of local firefighters return from Ridgecrest after massive quake  KFSN-TV

Crews say they saw some mobile homes knocked off their foundations and a decent amount of damage from fires that came after the quakes.


Posted on Mon, 08 Jul 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



CBS47 Investigates: Why did fire hydrant not work at a house fire? Are they inspected? - YourCentralValley.com
CBS47 Investigates: Why did fire hydrant not work at a house fire? Are they inspected?  YourCentralValley.com

Residents living near a northeast Fresno home, which caught fire on Monday night, are now questioning why the nearest fire hydrant didn't work? The 3-alarm ...


Posted on Wed, 26 Jun 2019 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



‘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

Retired Fresno firefighter and community volunteer Mickey Kaitangian died Aug. 28, 2018 at the age of 83. He was a beloved ambassador for the Fresno Fire ...


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



Police looking for man accused of starting house fire after argument with girlfriend - KFSN-TV
Police looking for man accused of starting house fire after argument with girlfriend  KFSN-TV

Police are looking for a man accused of starting a northwest Fresno house fire after getting into an argument with his girlfriend.


Posted on Thu, 20 Jun 2019 07:00:00 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



Sprinkler system helped firefighters contain recycling center fire in Southeast Fresno - KFSN-TV
Sprinkler system helped firefighters contain recycling center fire in Southeast Fresno  KFSN-TV

A sprinkler system helped firefighters make quick work of a blaze that broke out in a Southeast Fresno recycling center.


Posted on Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Blue Diamond almond factory fire in Sacramento, CA - Fresno Bee
Blue Diamond almond factory fire in Sacramento, CA  Fresno Bee

Firefighters have “completely extinguished” a four-alarm fire Monday night, May 13, 2019, on the second floor of the Blue Diamond almond factory in ...


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



CBS47 On Your Side: Fresno Fire on the hunt for illegal fireworks with fines - YourCentralValley.com
CBS47 On Your Side: Fresno Fire on the hunt for illegal fireworks with fines  YourCentralValley.com

Last year, the sky above Fresno looked like a war zone on the 4th of July. This year, members of the Fresno Fire Department want to prevent a repeat.


Posted on Fri, 28 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fresno fire crews help survey damage after second big earthquake hits Ridgecrest - Fresno Bee
Fresno fire crews help survey damage after second big earthquake hits Ridgecrest  Fresno Bee

Fresno, California, fire crews are in Ridgecrest to survey earthquake damage and provide help to Mojave Desert town after a 7.1 quake on Friday, July 5.


Posted on Sat, 06 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Hanford celebrates new fire station, ladder truck - KFSN-TV
Hanford celebrates new fire station, ladder truck  KFSN-TV

Wednesday, the Hanford Fire Department celebrated the grand opening of station three, located on 12th Avenue south of State Route 198.


Posted on Wed, 26 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



The Pete Dern Story: The day life changed - KFSN-TV
The Pete Dern Story: The day life changed  KFSN-TV

ONLY ON ACTION NEWS: Four years ago, the world was introduced to a Fresno firefighter through a piece of heart-stopping video. It showed Captain Pete Dern ...


Posted on Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Higher call volumes hitting Fresno fire department - KFSN-TV
Higher call volumes hitting Fresno fire department  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- On any given shift, you can catch Capt. Santos Solorio and the rest of his men running and gunning to an average of 10 calls a day.


Posted on Mon, 13 Mar 2017 07:00:00 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



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



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



California boy, 2, helps firefighter responding to call, video shows - Fox News
California boy, 2, helps firefighter responding to call, video shows  Fox News

One Californian is learning to fight fires while he's young, with the help of the Fresno Fire Department.


Posted on Sun, 10 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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 Fri, 14 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Man sets Northeast Fresno home on fire after using blowtorch to kill spiders - KFSN-TV
Man sets Northeast Fresno home on fire after using blowtorch to kill spiders  KFSN-TV

Fresno Fire says a man who was house-sitting for his parents set the home on fire after he used a blowtorch to kill black widows.


Posted on Wed, 24 Oct 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



Wildfire season: Flames get within yards of Fresno County home - YourCentralValley.com
Wildfire season: Flames get within yards of Fresno County home  YourCentralValley.com

Wildfire season is upon us. One of the first broke out in Orange Cove, and on Thursday night, crews continue to battle the flames. It's on the east side of Hills ...


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



Fresno Fire Department honors rescuers at fall ceremony - Fresno Bee
Fresno Fire Department honors rescuers at fall ceremony  Fresno Bee

Twelve awards were given and 16 promotions/new hires recognized during the Fresno Fire Department fall ceremony Tuesday at City Hall.


Posted on Tue, 03 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT



Toddler knocks over candle sparking Southeast Fresno house fire - KFSN-TV
Toddler knocks over candle sparking Southeast Fresno house fire  KFSN-TV

The Fresno Fire Department says a toddler knocked over a candle, which sparked a 2-alarm house fire in Southeast Fresno.


Posted on Tue, 16 Oct 2018 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



Fire crews contain grass fire near Highway 99 in Tulare County - KFSN-TV
Fire crews contain grass fire near Highway 99 in Tulare County  KFSN-TV

Tulare County firefighters contained a 15-acre grass fire that damaged a vacant building near Visalia Sunday afternoon.


Posted on Sun, 30 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire at CarMax may have been started by a semi truck - KMPH Fox 26
Fire at CarMax may have been started by a semi truck  KMPH Fox 26

UPDATE: We have learned from the Bakersfield Fire Department, that the fire may have started from a semi truck dragging something and creating sparks on the ...


Posted on Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Top Fresno news: City offers cash to gangs in effort to curb violence; 2 businesses damaged in fire - Hoodline Fresno
Top Fresno news: City offers cash to gangs in effort to curb violence; 2 businesses damaged in fire  Hoodline Fresno

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


Posted on Wed, 19 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters in Perris, CA., rescued dog under concrete patio - Fresno Bee
Firefighters in Perris, CA., rescued dog under concrete patio  Fresno Bee

Firefighters in Perris, California, came to the rescue of a dog that was trapped underneath a patio on Monday, July 8, 2019.


Posted on Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Bakersfield Fire Department to return to pre-recession staffing levels with funding increase from Measure N - The Bakersfield Californian
Bakersfield Fire Department to return to pre-recession staffing levels with funding increase from Measure N  The Bakersfield Californian

A multi-million dollar budget increase is arriving at just the right time, officials with the Bakersfield Fire Department say.


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



Fresno Fire, PD team up to determine if two arsons, drive-by shooting are connected - KFSN-TV
Fresno Fire, PD team up to determine if two arsons, drive-by shooting are connected  KFSN-TV

Fresno Fire is teaming up with Fresno police to see if three separate incidents are connected - two arsons and a drive by shooting all within a 6-month span.


Posted on Wed, 12 Dec 2018 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



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. Fresno Fire Department was on scene of a house fire that severely injured a woman, ...


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



 

 



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