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Mountain Home Fire Department to receive first brush truck - Fresno Bee
Mountain Home Fire Department to receive first brush truck  Fresno Bee

The city of Mountain Home now owns a brush truck, thanks in part due to the recently instituted Public Safety Tax and the Mountain Home Rural Fire Protection ...


Posted on Sun, 17 Feb 2019 06:01:00 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



The Latest: San Francisco Fire says station cat is adopted - Fresno Bee
The Latest: San Francisco Fire says station cat is adopted  Fresno Bee

San Francisco Fire Department says beloved firehouse cat Edna has been adopted by a member of its ambulance staff to live with their family.


Posted on Tue, 12 Feb 2019 00:32:00 GMT



McCausland gets renovated City Hall from Iowa grant program - Fresno Bee
McCausland gets renovated City Hall from Iowa grant program  Fresno Bee

McCausland has renovated a vacant, century-old bank into its new City Hall through the Iowa Department of Natural Resources' Derelict Building Grant ...


Posted on Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:04:00 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



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



Medicare ambulance rides may no longer end up at ER - Fresno Bee
Medicare ambulance rides may no longer end up at ER  Fresno Bee

Medicare ambulance rides could include option of going to urgent care or doctor's office.


Posted on Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:52:00 GMT



The Latest: Paddleboarder dies in storm-swollen channel - Fresno Bee
The Latest: Paddleboarder dies in storm-swollen channel  Fresno Bee

The storm pounding California may have claimed a second life.


Posted on Fri, 15 Feb 2019 03:41:00 GMT



Fixation with ‘illegal aliens’: Letters to the editor, Feb. 11, 2019 - Fresno Bee
Fixation with ‘illegal aliens’: Letters to the editor, Feb. 11, 2019  Fresno Bee

The guy sitting in the Oval Office is obsessed with “illegal aliens” coming across the southern border and accusing them all of being murders, rapists and drug ...


Posted on Mon, 11 Feb 2019 14:02:28 GMT



Fresno Council of Governments Wish List: Regional Fire Center, Forestry Corps., & Rail Service - cvobserver.com
Fresno Council of Governments Wish List: Regional Fire Center, Forestry Corps., & Rail Service  cvobserver.com

The Fresno Council of Governments' annual “One Voice” lobbying trip to Washington D.C. is scheduled for May 4-9. COG's Policy Advisory Committee on Friday ...


Posted on Fri, 08 Feb 2019 19:31:43 GMT



The Latest: Utility says crews had to hand dig gas shut-off - Fresno Bee
The Latest: Utility says crews had to hand dig gas shut-off  Fresno Bee

A PG&E spokeswoman says utility crews had to hand dig underground to shut off gas flowing to a fire that raged in a San Francisco neighborhood, which is why ...


Posted on Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



17 killed in fire at shoddy New Delhi hotel, 4 others hurt - Fresno Bee
17 killed in fire at shoddy New Delhi hotel, 4 others hurt  Fresno Bee

Seventeen people have died in a fire at a hotel in an area of central New Delhi full of shops and hotels popular with tourists; at least 4 others were injured and ...


Posted on Tue, 12 Feb 2019 11:36:00 GMT



AP News in Brief at 9:04 p.m. EST - Fresno Bee
AP News in Brief at 9:04 p.m. EST  Fresno Bee

Aurora shooter's permit was revoked but gun wasn't seized. AURORA, Ill. (AP) — An initial background check failed to detect a felony conviction that should ...


Posted on Mon, 18 Feb 2019 02:04:00 GMT



Fargo asks for dismissal of discrimination lawsuit - Fresno Bee
Fargo asks for dismissal of discrimination lawsuit  Fresno Bee

The City of Fargo is seeking dismissal of a discrimination lawsuit filed by a former North Dakota legislator who later worked as a Fargo firefighter.


Posted on Wed, 13 Feb 2019 12:20:00 GMT



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

Police: Aurora attacker used gun he shouldn't have owned. AURORA, Ill. (AP) — The man who opened fire and killed five co-workers including the plant ...


Posted on Sun, 17 Feb 2019 04:04:00 GMT



Paramedic’s stress disorder costs him his career - Fresno Bee
Paramedic’s stress disorder costs him his career  Fresno Bee

A Lincoln paramedic went on hundreds of emergency calls before the one that took he says took his soul. Rob Ravndal said a *service* dog he acquired, Pride, ...


Posted on Sun, 20 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



2 attic fires and HAZMAT situation keep Fresno City Fire busy all morning - YourCentralValley.com
2 attic fires and HAZMAT situation keep Fresno City Fire busy all morning  YourCentralValley.com

Thursday was a busy morning for the Fresno City Fire Department with two house fires and a Hazmat situation all before 9a.m.


Posted on Thu, 20 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Fresno police officer, wrong-way driver killed in highway crash identified - YourCentralValley.com
Fresno police officer, wrong-way driver killed in highway crash identified  YourCentralValley.com

The Fresno Police officer and wrong-way driver killed in a crash Monday on Highway 180 have been identified.


Posted on Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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 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



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



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 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



‘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



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

FRESNO, Calif. - Bags packed, the necessities stowed away. Final checks made to these Fresno Fire Department engines, ready to head into hell. "They see the ...


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



Pittsburg officer helps elderly resident after fall - Fresno Bee
Pittsburg officer helps elderly resident after fall  Fresno Bee

Pittsburg Police Department Officer Pam McCubbin recently helped 84-year-old resident Norma Matzenbacher after she fell twice at her home.


Posted on Fri, 25 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



New York City firefighter plunges to his death from bridge - Fresno Bee
New York City firefighter plunges to his death from bridge  Fresno Bee

A New York City firefighter responding to a car accident in Brooklyn has died after falling from an overpass.


Posted on Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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 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



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



Thai party challenging army rule holds first Bangkok rally - Fresno Bee
Thai party challenging army rule holds first Bangkok rally  Fresno Bee

The political party seen as the main challenger to military-dominated government in Thailand has held its first rally in the capital, as campaigning heats up in the ...


Posted on Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:14:00 GMT



Man trapped under truck while working on it; Parlier police rescue him - KFSN-TV
Man trapped under truck while working on it; Parlier police rescue him  KFSN-TV

A 58-year-old man is in the hospital after he was trapped beneath his truck in Parlier, according Fresno County Fire officials.


Posted on Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Petroleum terminal expands to allow more oil trains - Fresno Bee
Petroleum terminal expands to allow more oil trains  Fresno Bee

A Portland petroleum terminal is significantly expanding its capacity to unload rail cars, a move that sets the stage to more than double the number of oil trains ...


Posted on Sat, 16 Feb 2019 15:05:00 GMT



Lawsuits continue 4 years after Ohio Walmart police shooting - Fresno Bee
Lawsuits continue 4 years after Ohio Walmart police shooting  Fresno Bee

It's been more than four years since John Crawford was shot and killed by a police officer in Walmart in suburban Dayton.


Posted on Sat, 16 Feb 2019 13:22:00 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



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's first fire of 2019 may have an impact on Valley children.


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



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

The Fresno Fire Department is mourning the loss of Retired Fire Captain Oney Durney.


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



Eleven people displaced after several fires in the City of Fresno, officials confirm - YourCentralValley.com
Eleven people displaced after several fires in the City of Fresno, officials confirm  YourCentralValley.com

FRESNO, California - It's day two into 2019 and already 11 people have been displaced from their homes due to fires. Wednesday's fires make it a total of four ...


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



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

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


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



Fresno firefighters talks about Camp Fire recovery efforts - KFSN-TV
Fresno firefighters talks about Camp Fire recovery efforts  KFSN-TV

Regional Task Force 5 was deployed on Saturday to the Camp Fire to help with recovery efforts.


Posted on Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 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



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



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



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



Fresno CA Mayor Abandons Tax Plan Police Firefighters Parks - Firehouse.com
Fresno CA Mayor Abandons Tax Plan Police Firefighters Parks  Firehouse.com

Fresno's mayor has abandoned his plans on a tax measure that would fund more firefighters and police after getting resistance from city council.


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



Fishing report for week of Feb. 13-19 | Steady bass bites at Millerton, Pine Flat - Fresno Bee
Fishing report for week of Feb. 13-19 | Steady bass bites at Millerton, Pine Flat  Fresno Bee

Fishing report for week of Feb. 13-19, 2019 for the central San Joaquin Valley, ocean and Delta compiled by Dave Hurley and edited by Roger George.


Posted on Tue, 12 Feb 2019 20:19:00 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 County residents from Fig Garden to Kerman will continue to receive fire protection from the City of Fresno.


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



Milwaukee officer killed serving warrant; suspect arrested - Fresno Bee
Milwaukee officer killed serving warrant; suspect arrested  Fresno Bee

A 17-year police veteran was shot and killed as he served a warrant on Milwaukee's south side Wednesday, becoming the city's third officer to be killed in the ...


Posted on Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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



Fire shuts down popular Five Restaurant in northeast Fresno - The Fresno Bee
Fire shuts down popular Five Restaurant in northeast Fresno  The Fresno Bee

A fire closed down the popular Five Restaurant in northeast Fresno, CA, Sept 16, 2018. Two people examined for smoke inhalation.


Posted on Sun, 16 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Overtime adds up big for some Fresno city employees, but there are reasons for it - Fresno Bee
Overtime adds up big for some Fresno city employees, but there are reasons for it  Fresno Bee

A shortage of workers in key city departments means paying out more to keep shifts filled by police officers, firefighters and other services.


Posted on Sun, 24 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT



Friday Sports in Brief - Fresno Bee
Friday Sports in Brief  Fresno Bee

SOCCER. RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A fire early Friday swept through the sleeping quarters of an academy for Brazil's popular professional soccer club ...


Posted on Sat, 09 Feb 2019 08:27:00 GMT



Lowell Elementary School hosts Junior Fire Marshal Day - KFSN-TV
Lowell Elementary School hosts Junior Fire Marshal Day  KFSN-TV

An oven fire breaks out in the kitchen. What do you do? Tuesday morning Lowell Elementary school students learned the key to survival in what could be a ...


Posted on Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighting resources taken from Central Valley to Camp Fire & Woolsey Fire - YourCentralValley.com
Firefighting resources taken from Central Valley to Camp Fire & Woolsey Fire  YourCentralValley.com

As the wildfires in both Northern California and Southern California continue to grow, resources in the valley are being sent out to assist. Both Fresno Fire and ...


Posted on Fri, 09 Nov 2018 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



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



They’re going to Disneyland: Park gives free tickets to firefighters for 2017 efforts - Fresno Bee
They’re going to Disneyland: Park gives free tickets to firefighters for 2017 efforts  Fresno Bee

House of Mickey Mouse expresses thanks to firefighters in Fresno and other California departments with free tickets to Disneyland and California Adventure.


Posted on Mon, 26 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Fresno fire department and police inundated with emergency calls this July 4th - KFSN-TV
Fresno fire department and police inundated with emergency calls this July 4th  KFSN-TV

Sounds of sirens were common to hear this July 4th.


Posted on Wed, 05 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT



Big dreams for tiny homes - Mountain Democrat
Big dreams for tiny homes  Mountain Democrat

In the interest of downsizing their lifestyle, pursuing a business venture and helping the community tackle a few oft-discussed problems, one El Dorado Hills ...


Posted on Mon, 21 Jan 2019 20:02:21 GMT



Vacant fires a troubling trend in Fresno - KFSN-TV
Vacant fires a troubling trend in Fresno  KFSN-TV

Fresno firefighters stopped a fire at a vacant home from spreading to neighboring homes in central Fresno Tuesday. Precisely what happened is under ...


Posted on Tue, 26 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



The Latest: At least 3 deaths in New York blamed on storm - Fresno Bee
The Latest: At least 3 deaths in New York blamed on storm  Fresno Bee

At least three deaths in western New York are being blamed on the winter storm that has dropped more than 20 inches of snow and inflicted subzero wind chills.


Posted on Fri, 01 Feb 2019 01:49:00 GMT



Man Assaulted by L.A. Firefighters in 2015 Wins $7.4 Million Settlement - NextShark
Man Assaulted by L.A. Firefighters in 2015 Wins $7.4 Million Settlement  NextShark

A man who was choked by an off-duty Los Angeles firefighter with the help of friends in Chatsworth over three years ago has reportedly won a $7.4-million ...


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



Lemoore volunteer firefighters not paid in months - KFSN-TV
Lemoore volunteer firefighters not paid in months  KFSN-TV

The city blames a change in the non-profit status of the fire department.


Posted on Fri, 25 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



'He was a true servant," Hundreds celebrate the life of Fresno Fire Captain Oney Durney - YourCentralValley.com
'He was a true servant," Hundreds celebrate the life of Fresno Fire Captain Oney Durney  YourCentralValley.com

Hundreds of firefighters gathered to celebrate the life of long-time Fresno Fire Captain Oney Durney. He passed away in July from cancer after serving for 41 ...


Posted on Fri, 10 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Toddler wandering barefoot on ‘incredibly stormy’ night found by Lyft driver, Calif. cops say - Belleville News-Democrat
Toddler wandering barefoot on ‘incredibly stormy’ night found by Lyft driver, Calif. cops say  Belleville News-Democrat

Police in Santa Rosa, CA, hailed a local Lyft driver as a “community hero” after they said he spotted a poorly-clothed toddler alone outside in the rain, rescued ...


Posted on Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:10:00 GMT



Northern California fire officials begin agonizing search for dead - YourCentralValley.com
Northern California fire officials begin agonizing search for dead  YourCentralValley.com

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Sheriff's investigators have begun the agonizing task of scouring through the wreckage of California's most destructive fire on record in ...


Posted on Sat, 10 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



North Central Fire Protection District and city of Fresno reach new contract - yourcentralvalley.com
North Central Fire Protection District and city of Fresno reach new contract  yourcentralvalley.com

Part of Fresno County will keep its fire protection - at least for now. On Monday the Fresno City Council unanimously voted in favor of a new short-term contract ...


Posted on Tue, 05 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT



Overtime pay soars in California police, fire departments - The Fresno Bee
Overtime pay soars in California police, fire departments  The Fresno Bee

California cities and counties spent $3.7 billion on overtime in 2017, a steep increase from 2012. Local governments say they're struggling to recruit police.


Posted on Wed, 22 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



They work overtime answering Fresno’s 911 calls. How could they answer calls faster? - The Fresno Bee
They work overtime answering Fresno’s 911 calls. How could they answer calls faster?  The Fresno Bee

The Fresno Police Department is not meeting a state requirement on 911 wait times because of low staffing of dispatchers. There may be a solution if the mayor ...


Posted on Wed, 08 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fresno Fire Department celebrates new hires, promotions - Fresno Bee
Fresno Fire Department celebrates new hires, promotions  Fresno Bee

For just the second time in eight years, the Fresno Fire Department welcomed new recruits to the ranks. Hiring had been stopped as a result of the Great ...


Posted on Fri, 26 Aug 2016 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



Fire investigators seeing arson and homeless involved fires on the rise - YourCentralValley.com
Fire investigators seeing arson and homeless involved fires on the rise  YourCentralValley.com

Fresno Fire Department Investigators are concerned about the number of arson fires that are tied to a growing homeless population. Arson fires not only pose ...


Posted on Mon, 17 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Why is the San Diego Sheriff’s Department Charging $350,000 for Records? - The New York Times
Why is the San Diego Sheriff’s Department Charging $350,000 for Records?  The New York Times

Friday: Cost is an emerging front in the battle over a new law meant to open police records; succulent poaching; and Los Angeles's classic restaurants.


Posted on Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:21:51 GMT



Exeter home destroyed in early morning fire, family able to escape - KFSN-TV
Exeter home destroyed in early morning fire, family able to escape  KFSN-TV

Tulare County fire crews believe a vehicle fire in a garage started a large house fire late Wednesday night.


Posted on Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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



Camp Fire: Evacuation orders issued inside Chico CA city limits - The Sacramento Bee
Camp Fire: Evacuation orders issued inside Chico CA city limits  The Sacramento Bee

The 20000-acre Camp Fire that burned through the town of Paradise, California, early Thursday has raced toward the city of Chico, jumping across Highway 99 ...


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



Change in firefighter safety rules comes from a close call - Kansas City Star
Change in firefighter safety rules comes from a close call  Kansas City Star

A Fresno, Calif., firefighter somehow survived pummeting through a burning garage roof.


Posted on Thu, 08 Mar 2018 07:34:54 GMT



Illegal fireworks calls down from last year, Fresno fire officials say - The Fresno Bee
Illegal fireworks calls down from last year, Fresno fire officials say  The Fresno Bee

Fresno Fire Department officials have estimated that there were between 20 and 25 percent fewer calls for *service* related to the use of illegal fireworks ...


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



Firefighters sworn in - Hanford Sentinel
Firefighters sworn in  Hanford Sentinel

KINGSBURG – They've already been working to protect Kingsburg and the surrounding areas from fires, and after the July 18 Kingsburg City Council meeting, ...


Posted on Wed, 25 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Report Illegal Fireworks Using FresGO App - YourCentralValley.com
Report Illegal Fireworks Using FresGO App  YourCentralValley.com

Just days away from July 4th, the FresGO mobile app for the City of Fresno will now allow you to report illegal fireworks anonymously.


Posted on Mon, 02 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



GAVIN'S ORDER: No more “Political Theater” at the border — SWALWELL: Second Californian ready to jump in for 2020? — DE LEON to run for LA City Council — Bad news for BACA — NEWSOM's yearbook revealed! - Politico
GAVIN'S ORDER: No more “Political Theater” at the border — SWALWELL: Second Californian ready to jump in for 2020? — DE LEON to run for LA City Council — Bad news for BACA — NEWSOM's yearbook revealed!  Politico

THE BUZZ: GAVIN'S EXECUTIVE ORDER TO COUNTER TRUMP'S 'THEATRE OF THE ABSURD' — Dismissing President Trump's call for additional troops at ...


Posted on Tue, 12 Feb 2019 14:19:00 GMT



Firefighters mop up after vegetation fire in Porterville - KFSN-TV
Firefighters mop up after vegetation fire in Porterville  KFSN-TV

The flames broke out around 2:30 p.m. near Beverly Street and Prospect in Porterville.


Posted on Sun, 05 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Merced working to open a new fire station, amid long response times - KFSN-TV
Merced working to open a new fire station, amid long response times  KFSN-TV

Merced Fire is working on opening a new fire station in hopes of decreasing response times and freeing up resources.


Posted on Tue, 17 Apr 2018 07:00:00 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



Fresno sued by Kerman-based district for ending firefighting contract - Fresno Bee
Fresno sued by Kerman-based district for ending firefighting contract  Fresno Bee

North Central Fire Protection District sued the Fresno City Fire Department for terminating its contract, which has been in place for 10 years. City officials say they ...


Posted on Sun, 07 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT



Mayor Brand calls $1.1b budget 'roadmap to a better Fresno' - KFSN-TV
Mayor Brand calls $1.1b budget 'roadmap to a better Fresno'  KFSN-TV

Among the highlights in the mayor's $1.1 billion 2019 budget for Fresno are more than 100 new police cars, road improvements, and litter clean-up crews.


Posted on Wed, 23 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Central Fresno family survives carbon monoxide scare - KFSN-TV
Central Fresno family survives carbon monoxide scare  KFSN-TV

A family of 4 survived a near-death experience after exposure to high levels of carbon monoxide.


Posted on Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Hispanic Heritage Month - KFSN-TV
Hispanic Heritage Month  KFSN-TV

National Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to recognize the contributions made by Hispanic and Latino Americans. It's a time to celebrate their heritage and ...


Posted on Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fire Chief seeks new hires as calls spike - KFSN-TV
Fire Chief seeks new hires as calls spike  KFSN-TV

A new Fresno Fire Department report showed crews arrived at structure fires within four minutes 71% of the time last year. But Fire Chief Kerri Donis believed an ...


Posted on Fri, 02 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Snow storm wallops Seattle, people rescued in Sierra Nevada - FireEngineering.com
Snow storm wallops Seattle, people rescued in Sierra Nevada  FireEngineering.com

SEATTLE (AP) — A winter storm pounded Washington state Friday, forcing the cancellation of 200 flights in Seattle as officials worked to get people off the ...


Posted on Sat, 09 Feb 2019 00:40:59 GMT



Fresno pulls the plug on North Central rural firefighting agreement - Fresno Bee
Fresno pulls the plug on North Central rural firefighting agreement  Fresno Bee

The Fresno City Council voted Thursday to cancel a firefighting agreement between the city and the North Central Fire Protection District. The deal has been in ...


Posted on Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT



Remember when? Burger Chef fed Fresno fans for 10 years | Fig Garden fire district - The Fresno Bee
Remember when? Burger Chef fed Fresno fans for 10 years | Fig Garden fire district  The Fresno Bee

Paula Lloyd's Ask Me column answers reader questions twice a month. In the Aug. 26, 2018 Fresno Bee print edition: Burger Chef restaurant; who organized the ...


Posted on Fri, 21 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



This rookie firefighter pulled a woman from her burning car. She finally got to thank him - Fresno Bee
This rookie firefighter pulled a woman from her burning car. She finally got to thank him  Fresno Bee

A rookie Fresno firefighter received a hug from a Madera woman, Brooklynn Banta, he rescued from a burning car last October as he was awarded a Medal of ...


Posted on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT



News of Our Past: Tornado rips south Oroville area - Chico Enterprise-Record
News of Our Past: Tornado rips south Oroville area  Chico Enterprise-Record

OROVILLE – A freak tornado ripped through a south Oroville neighborhood Thursday afternoon, damaging homes and knocking out power, but no one was ...


Posted on Mon, 11 Feb 2019 11:30:30 GMT



Woman arrested, charged for arson after setting homeless couple's tent on fire while sleeping - KFSN-TV
Woman arrested, charged for arson after setting homeless couple's tent on fire while sleeping  KFSN-TV

The couple suffered burns and were rushed to Community Regional Medical Center.


Posted on Tue, 11 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Cell phone explosion on FAX bus - KMPH Fox 26
Cell phone explosion on FAX bus  KMPH Fox 26

A cell phone exploded on a child while sitting on her mother's lap on a Fresno City bus. The woman casually pulled out her cell phone but things are about to ...


Posted on Fri, 04 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Firefighters address Hanford City Council at meeting - Hanford Sentinel
Firefighters address Hanford City Council at meeting  Hanford Sentinel

HANFORD — Around 20 Hanford Fire Department firefighters lined the walls of the Hanford City Council Chambers on Tuesday night, and when it was time for ...


Posted on Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Fresno firefighter recruits to graduate Friday - Fresno Bee
Fresno firefighter recruits to graduate Friday  Fresno Bee

The October 2016 Firefighter Recruit class will graduate from drill school Friday, adding 17 new firefighters to the Fresno Fire Department, announced ...


Posted on Thu, 12 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT



3 metal buildings, 1 car destroyed in Tulare County fire - KMPH Fox 26
3 metal buildings, 1 car destroyed in Tulare County fire  KMPH Fox 26

A fire destroyed three metal buildings and at least one car in Tulare County. It happened around 3:00 a. m. Friday in the area of Road 156 and Visalia Road in ...


Posted on Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT



 

 



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