- Nov. 12
Brian Fennessy, 56, will be in charge of reducing response times, building new fire stations, recruiting and retaining firefighters, and developing more diversity in the ranks.
- Nov. 11
The National Weather Service has issued red flag warnings for Los Angeles and Ventura counties. There's less of a threat in San Diego County.
- Nov. 10
Retiring San Diego Fire-Rescue Department Chief Javier Mainar was given two standing ovations Tuesday when he was honored by the City Council for his 35 years of service.
- Nov. 3
The U.S. Forest Service Wednesday is scheduled to begin a series of controlled burns in the eastern San Diego County highlands.
- Nov. 2
After nine years of operating a temporary fire station in Mission Valley, the city of San Diego celebrated the grand opening of an $11.1 million permanent facility.
- Oct. 19
The torrential rains and devastating mudflows that struck last week north of Los Angeles could be a harbinger of El Niño’s coming wrath in San Diego County, emergency officials warned.
- Oct. 14
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Rep. Scott Peters back creating a funding plan to treat wildfires more like natural disasters.
- Oct. 9
Cal State San Marcos launched its first course this week to train small businesses and non-profits on what to do to prepare for disasters.
- Oct. 8
Just in time for the peak wildfire season, San Diego County leaders and fire officials unveiled a new firefighting helicopter on Thursday at Gillespie Field in El Cajon.
- Oct. 6
San Diego’s Fire-Rescue Department along with the Fire Rescue Foundation are fundraising for a kit called the Personal Escape System.
- Oct. 1
Mike Aguirre is asking state regulators to keep San Diego Gas & Electric from charging ratepayers for leftover costs from the 2007 wildfires.
- Sept. 30
Is your home located in a high wildfire risk area? A new online wildfire hazard map of San Diego County allows you to enter your address and assess your fire danger.
Veteran firefighter Brian Fennessy plans on increasing racial and gender diversity within the ranks as the new chief of the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.
- Sept. 25
San Diego's investor-owned utility is asking regulators to let it pass on 90 percent of the outstanding expenses from a 2007 wildfire to customers. That could amount to $380 million.
- Sept. 22
The City Council Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Brian Fennessy as the 17th chief of the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.