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'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



Tucson paramedic wins $3.8M in lawsuit over pumping milk - Fresno Bee
Tucson paramedic wins $3.8M in lawsuit over pumping milk  Fresno Bee

An Arizona paramedic has been awarded $3.8 million after a jury said the city of Tucson failed to provide her with a private place to pump her breast milk and ...


Posted on Wed, 17 Apr 2019 23:19:00 GMT



The Latest: World mourns Paris fire, offers rebuilding help - Fresno Bee
The Latest: World mourns Paris fire, offers rebuilding help  Fresno Bee

World leaders are mourning the devastating fire damage at the Notre Dame Cathedral and offering France their condolences and help to rebuild.


Posted on Tue, 16 Apr 2019 03:48:00 GMT



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

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



Marine killed in Afghanistan was decorated NYC firefighter - Fresno Bee
Marine killed in Afghanistan was decorated NYC firefighter  Fresno Bee

New York City's mayor and fire commissioner say a U.S. Marine killed in Afghanistan was honored in 2014 for making a heroic rescue while serving with the Fire ...


Posted on Tue, 09 Apr 2019 16:59:00 GMT



Movie set materials cited in firefighter’s death in NYC - Fresno Bee
Movie set materials cited in firefighter’s death in NYC  Fresno Bee

A Fire Department report has concluded that highly combustible materials used to turn a former jazz club into a movie set contributed to the death of a New York ...


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



To fix Fresno’s bad roads, the City Council must cool the rhetoric and be leaders - Fresno Bee
To fix Fresno’s bad roads, the City Council must cool the rhetoric and be leaders  Fresno Bee

Angry words flew when Fresno, California City Council members talked about road repair money. The Fresno Bee's opinion is they should tone down the ...


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



St Patrick’s suspect previously arrested at other cathedral - Fresno Bee
St Patrick’s suspect previously arrested at other cathedral  Fresno Bee

Police say a college philosophy teacher arrested after entering St. Patrick's Cathedral with gasoline and lighters had booked a Thursday flight to Rome.


Posted on Thu, 18 Apr 2019 21:46:00 GMT



Detroit fire union pushes back against firing of 2 EMTs - Fresno Bee
Detroit fire union pushes back against firing of 2 EMTs  Fresno Bee

Detroit's firefighters union is challenging the firings of two emergency medical technicians after a life-saving device indicated the pair failed to properly ...


Posted on Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



New Zealand attack note left at fire at California mosque - Fresno Bee
New Zealand attack note left at fire at California mosque  Fresno Bee

Police say a note referencing the recent terrorist attacks in New Zealand was found at the scene of a possible arson fire at a Southern California mosque.


Posted on Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Kitchen fire hurts 2 at Vegas Golden Knights’ practice rink - Fresno Bee
Kitchen fire hurts 2 at Vegas Golden Knights’ practice rink  Fresno Bee

Authorities say two people have been injured in a kitchen fire at the practice rink of the NHL's Vegas Golden Knights.


Posted on Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Karalee Powell, 32, of Fresno, dies in one-vehicle crash Sunday - New Philadelphia Times Reporter
Karalee Powell, 32, of Fresno, dies in one-vehicle crash Sunday  New Philadelphia Times Reporter

COSHOCTON A 32-year-old woman from Fresno died Sunday morning after crashing her sport utility vehicle on state Route 621 just north of Coshocton County ...


Posted on Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Delays Over First-Responder Facility Irritate Local Law Enforcement - gvwire.com
Delays Over First-Responder Facility Irritate Local Law Enforcement  gvwire.com

The patience of local law enforcement officials is wearing thin as they continue to wait for a new first-responder training facility to be built.


Posted on Tue, 16 Apr 2019 18:40:27 GMT



Police: Coffee shop owner killed, 17 hurt in gas explosion - Fresno Bee
Police: Coffee shop owner killed, 17 hurt in gas explosion  Fresno Bee

Police in North Carolina have identified the person killed in a blast that leveled a building.


Posted on Thu, 11 Apr 2019 02:30:00 GMT



Valley leaders gather to oppose Social Security letters targeting undocumented workers - Fresno Bee
Valley leaders gather to oppose Social Security letters targeting undocumented workers  Fresno Bee

Several Valley leaders, including Fresno congressmen Jim Costa and TJ Cox, announced their opposition to letters sent to local employers by the Social ...


Posted on Wed, 17 Apr 2019 00:38:00 GMT



Shannon Grove brings her latest to Cal City Chamber - Mojave Desert News
Shannon Grove brings her latest to Cal City Chamber  Mojave Desert News

CALIFORNIA CITY - The March 28 California City Chamber of Commerce meeting brought several accounts up to date. First and foremost among them was ...


Posted on Thu, 04 Apr 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



Carson City Fire Department called to possible fire in attic of East Nye Lane residence - Carson Now
Carson City Fire Department called to possible fire in attic of East Nye Lane residence  Carson Now

UPDATE: The source has been located and firefighters were being released from the scene. *** Carson City Fire Department and sheriff's deputies were called ...


Posted on Wed, 03 Apr 2019 19:33:15 GMT



Bangladesh building fire exposes safety vulnerabilities - Fresno Bee
Bangladesh building fire exposes safety vulnerabilities  Fresno Bee

Bangladesh authorities imposed tougher safety rules after more than 1100 people died when a garment factory complex collapsed near Dhaka in 2013, but ...


Posted on Fri, 29 Mar 2019 13:36:00 GMT



US forces: 3 Marines killed, Afghan contractor wounded - Fresno Bee
US forces: 3 Marines killed, Afghan contractor wounded  Fresno Bee

US forces: 3 American *service* members killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan on Monday; Afghan contractor wounded.


Posted on Wed, 10 Apr 2019 06:47:00 GMT



Program to honor female Detroit officers, firefighters - Fresno Bee
Program to honor female Detroit officers, firefighters  Fresno Bee

Nearly two dozen women will be recognized for their work as Detroit police officers and firefighters.


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



Police: Suspected killer of rapper Nipsey Hussle arrested - Fresno Bee
Police: Suspected killer of rapper Nipsey Hussle arrested  Fresno Bee

Police have arrested the man suspected of fatally shooting rapper Nipsey Hussle.


Posted on Tue, 02 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



NKorea says it tested new weapon, wants Pompeo out of talks - Fresno Bee
NKorea says it tested new weapon, wants Pompeo out of talks  Fresno Bee

North Korea says it has test-fired a new type of "tactical guided weapon," its first such test in nearly half a year, and demands Washington remove Secretary of ...


Posted on Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:00:00 GMT



Program aims to quickly connect people to drug treatment - Fresno Bee
Program aims to quickly connect people to drug treatment  Fresno Bee

A new avenue to addiction care has started with Safe Places Cincy, a pilot program that lets those seeking treatment get it fast, simply by walking into a ...


Posted on Sun, 24 Mar 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



National Guard to help protect California towns from fires - Fresno Bee
National Guard to help protect California towns from fires  Fresno Bee

California is calling in the National Guard for the first time next month to help protect communities from devastating fires like the one that largely destroyed the ...


Posted on Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Los Angeles police identify suspect in Nipsey Hussle slaying - Fresno Bee
Los Angeles police identify suspect in Nipsey Hussle slaying  Fresno Bee

Police release info on suspect in Nipsey Hussle slaying; plan press conference to release additional info Tuesday morning.


Posted on Tue, 02 Apr 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



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



Tulare sued for $4 million over Mexican and Latin music festival - KMPH Fox 26
Tulare sued for $4 million over Mexican and Latin music festival  KMPH Fox 26

A huge festival of Mexican and Latin music that drew tens of thousands to the Central Valley is now at the center of a $4 million federal lawsuit against the City of ...


Posted on Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fresno Fire Department releases footage of early morning furniture store fire - YourCentralValley.com
Fresno Fire Department releases footage of early morning furniture store fire  YourCentralValley.com

A fire broke out at a Fresno furniture store Friday morning, and the Fresno Fire Department released footage of them battling the blaze.


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



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 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



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

Workers' rights are a 2020 campaign focus this weekend. DENMARK, S.C. (AP) — The issue of workers' rights is a focus this weekend for some of the ...


Posted on Sun, 14 Apr 2019 03:04:00 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



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



Ferry hits Brazil bridge, sending roadway, 2 cars into river - Fresno Bee
Ferry hits Brazil bridge, sending roadway, 2 cars into river  Fresno Bee

A ferryboat collided with a bridge pillar in Brazil's Amazon region Saturday, causing the span's central roadway to plunge into the Moju River along two cars and ...


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



Round Up | Community | hanfordsentinel.com - Hanford Sentinel
Round Up | Community | hanfordsentinel.com  Hanford Sentinel

Kingsburg Car Show-Senior Pancake Breakfast: The 25th Annual Kingsburg Car Show kicks off with Cruise Night from 5-8 p.m. April 19 and the Car Show from ...


Posted on Wed, 17 Apr 2019 13:30:00 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 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



‘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 Fri, 31 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Editorials from around New England - Fresno Bee
Editorials from around New England  Fresno Bee

Editorials from around New England: ___. MASSACHUSETTS. Republican of Springfield. Unlimited Digital Access: Only $0.99 For Your First Month. Get full ...


Posted on Fri, 12 Apr 2019 15:31:00 GMT



5 Things To Know Before You Go - KFSN-TV
5 Things To Know Before You Go  KFSN-TV

Here are the 5 things to know before you go for Wednesday, April 10, 2019.


Posted on Wed, 10 Apr 2019 14:24:35 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



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

Omaha World Herald. March 22, 2019. The help for OPS would be small, but LB 31 deserves lawmakers' approval. Omaha Public Schools has dug itself into a ...


Posted on Mon, 25 Mar 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



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



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



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



Fresno elementary school classroom set on fire - KFSN-TV
Fresno elementary school classroom set on fire  KFSN-TV

Fresno Fire Department is seeking help in identifying the individuals responsible for an elementary school fire.


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



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

The fire department is investigating a fire that destroyed a southeast Fresno furniture store early Friday morning. The fire at Hall's Furniture on Belmont Avenue at ...


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



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 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



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 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



Body found in burning RV in southeast Fresno - YourCentralValley.com
Body found in burning RV in southeast Fresno  YourCentralValley.com

FRESNO, California - The Fresno Fire Department is investigating a deadly fire in southeast Fresno. The fire was in the area of Orange and Lowe avenues.


Posted on Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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



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



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

It's day two into 2019 and already 11 people have been displaced from their homes due to fires.


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



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



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



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



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 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

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Sounds of sirens were common to hear this July 4th. "We got hit pretty hard last night," said Hector Vasquez, Fresno Fire Department ...


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



Fresno Fire Department warning people of potential hazards from dry Christmas trees - YourCentralValley.com
Fresno Fire Department warning people of potential hazards from dry Christmas trees  YourCentralValley.com

Nearly a week after Christmas the Fresno Fire Department says it's time to get rid of your Christmas tree. They say a dried-out tree can go up in flames in ...


Posted on Mon, 31 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



String of structure fires keeping Fresno FD busy - YourCentralValley.com
String of structure fires keeping Fresno FD busy  YourCentralValley.com

A series of fires in Fresno over the last few days have gutted a local business and left more than 50 people without homes. Firefighters responded to nearly a ...


Posted on Tue, 14 Aug 2018 07:00:00 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



Crews battling industrial fire in Farmersville, cause under investigation - KFSN-TV
Crews battling industrial fire in Farmersville, cause under investigation  KFSN-TV

The Tulare County Fire Department is battling an industrial fire just east of Farmersville.


Posted on Mon, 26 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



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

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Fresno firefighters stopped a fire at a vacant home from spreading to neighboring homes in central Fresno Tuesday. Precisely what ...


Posted on Tue, 26 Jun 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



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

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- An oven fire breaks out in the kitchen. What do you do? Tuesday morning Lowell Elementary school students learned the key to ...


Posted on Tue, 16 Oct 2018 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



Fallen Kings County firefighter honored throughout California on Highway 99 - YourCentralValley.com
Fallen Kings County firefighter honored throughout California on Highway 99  YourCentralValley.com

Valley fire departments and the community paid respects to a firefighter who lost his battle with cancer.


Posted on Sun, 24 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Woman putting Christmas decorations away starts downtown Fresno apartment fire - The Fresno Bee
Woman putting Christmas decorations away starts downtown Fresno apartment fire  The Fresno Bee

A woman was displaced from her apartment Sunday after accidentally starting a fire while putting away Christmas decorations, according to Fresno Fire ...


Posted on Sun, 30 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



Step Up, Fresno: Vote 'Yes' on Measure P! - gvwire.com
Step Up, Fresno: Vote 'Yes' on Measure P!  gvwire.com

I am a new reader of GV Wire, so it was with great interest that I turned to your Voter Guide. I was quite shocked to see the *content* of the “No” commentary on ...


Posted on Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Dramatic helmet cam video shows homeless man rescued from burning home - Fresno Bee
Dramatic helmet cam video shows homeless man rescued from burning home  Fresno Bee

The Fresno Fire Department released a helmet cam video showing the dramatic rescue of a homeless man from a crawl space beneath a home at a fire in ...


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



Smollett saga shook public trust, heightened racial tensions - Fresno Bee
Smollett saga shook public trust, heightened racial tensions  Fresno Bee

Actor Jussie Smollett's journey from hate-crime victim to defendant reverberated well beyond Chicago by shaking the public trust and exposing the country's ...


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



How much is Valley police, fire overtime costing California? - Fresno Bee
How much is Valley police, fire overtime costing California?  Fresno Bee

California cities and counties have too few cops and too many wildfires to get a handle on their soaring overtime budgets. That's how they explain the $3.7 billion ...


Posted on Tue, 21 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



'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



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

Overtime pay is nice when it shows up on the paycheck, and for Fresno city employees, overtime added up to nearly $20 million in 2016. To most folks, the $19.5 ...


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



Apartment fire displaces families in Northeast Fresno - KMPH Fox 26
Apartment fire displaces families in Northeast Fresno  KMPH Fox 26

More than half a dozen people lost their homes in an apartment fire Thursday. The Fresno Fire department says flames sparked up at the Alder Heights ...


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



2-year-old boy puts on firefighter costume, helps firemen fight blaze - MyStateline.com
2-year-old boy puts on firefighter costume, helps firemen fight blaze  MyStateline.com

A two-year old boy put playtime on hold to help out firefighters responding to a call in his neighborhood.


Posted on Mon, 11 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Fire turns downtown Visalia businesses into total losses - YourCentralValley.com
Fire turns downtown Visalia businesses into total losses  YourCentralValley.com

An early morning fire ripped through several businesses in downtown Visalia Wednesday, turning some downtown staples into total losses. Now affected ...


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



Firefighters douse vacant house fire in southeast Fresno - Fresno Bee
Firefighters douse vacant house fire in southeast Fresno  Fresno Bee

Fresno (CA) Fire Department responds to a vacant house fire Wednesday afternoon, July 4, 2018, in southeast Fresno, on Balch east of Adler, where vagrants or ...


Posted on Wed, 04 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fresno Fire hosts annual 9/11 Burpee Challenge to honor those who died during the attack - KFSN-TV
Fresno Fire hosts annual 9/11 Burpee Challenge to honor those who died during the attack  KFSN-TV

There were several 9/11 tributes and ceremonies across the valley to honor those who died.


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

An evacuation warning was issued for parts of Chico Thursday night as the Camp Fire blazed toward the city of 90,000 people. Firefighters worked through the ...


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



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



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



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 have too few cops and too many wildfires to get a handle on their soaring overtime budgets. That's how they explain the $3.7 billion ...


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



Devastating church fire doesn't burn a single Bible - KFSN-TV
Devastating church fire doesn't burn a single Bible  KFSN-TV

"Though the odds were against us, God was not," the fire department wrote in response to the dangerous church fire.


Posted on Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



 

 



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