Nobody was injured, but the Tuesday afternoon incident caused some property damage.
A small volunteer group is building a radio communications network so Berkleley neighborhoods can communicate during emergencies when the power grid and internet are down.
A 38-year-old man has been charged with arson after authorities say he set two fires in Berkeley and one in Oakland.
A fire in West Berkeley displaced a longtime resident and killed his small white dog, Cotton Ball, early Saturday morning. The property was described as a "hoarder house."
Firefighters responded to a Cal fraternity Sunday and found smoke but no fire. One young man had a medical emergency while firefighters were there, and was taken to the hospital.
A small fire at the homeless camp outside Old City Hall in downtown Berkeley caused no injuries but damaged private and public property Thursday morning.
Berkeley Fire Department says it is concerned about 55 suspicious fires in recent months that appear to have been set intentionally, and may be tied to a "firebug."
A landlord and his tenants have formed an unusual alliance to fight for stricter safety requirements for rebuilt structures.
Two residents were displaced following a duplex fire in northwest Berkeley on Wednesday night.
Berkeley first responders have launched the 2017 Toys for Tots holiday gift program, and are asking for the community's help to pull it off.
The City Council should adopt a measure that will give it and commissions oversight over the decision to acquire surveillance and spying equipment.
A small fire struck a homeless encampment near Second Street in West Berkeley early Sunday morning, authorities and community members report.
Traffic will be affected all day, according to authorities, after an underground water main break in the Southside neighborhood.