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evacuations but ktvu learned new details about the first minutes of the fire and the moment it got out of control. >> looks like it is possibly jumped. running up the hill. >> only on 2 ktvu's eric rasmussen is live with the emergency recordings he obtained that reveal it began as a small brush fire. eric? >> reporter: we have the radio calls detailed. this report shows the first firefighters on the scene canceled extra units. i talked to a homeowner, he said he thought the fire was out. firefighters say in these situations things can change quickly. >> reporter: hundreds of firefighters launched an assault to stop a wildfire from reaching homes near mount diablo. after the initial call, 1:00 p.m. sunday, the first team seemed to be dealing with something
more benign. >> quarter acre. >> copy. contained. >> in a recording of radio communications provided to ktvu you can hear some units told to proceed without lights lights lights and sirens. >> we received several calls, people advising looks like the fire jumped, running up the hill. [ inaudible ] >> reporter: cal fire chief said the first firefighters on scene acted appropriately. >> in this case he thought he had one fire, one column of
smoke. he got at the scene and was made aware of a second smoke. >> reporter: back out here live, firefighters say the recent closure of this station, fire station in contra costa county may have impacted the response to the fire. some think a crew from this station might have got there at the same time as the cal fire team. eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >> and we have new pictures of the fire zone from news chopper 2 taken this afternoon. the morgan fire 70% -- fire is 70% contained. burned 3100 acres and all road closures and evacuations have been lifted. now the concern is what happens when heavy rain hits the burned mountain side. >> really big concern. >> they are talking about mud slides and land slides. the flames burned 5 square
miles. plants scorched down to their roots. all that vegetation is important because it absorbs water and keeps the soil in place. the retartant contains furt -- retardant containstains fertilizer. environmental scientists will be heading there tomorrow. learning more about two men charged with two murders in san jose. san jose investigators released this photo. he was arrested for the shooting death of his father. police also named a 40-year-old as the suspect in the stabbing death of a woman saturday. police say they were partners who had children together. these were the 35 and 36 homicides of 2013. >> we are within the same range. couple ahead than last year at this time but we need to wait to look at the full picture of
how we compare from year to year. >> the men were arrested over the weekend and both charged with murder. san jose police are still searching for a man accused of killing two women in a hit-and- run accident. they were all on their to work september 2 early in the morning when a driver hit the car the women were in. the driver then ran away. police say they will not rest till the person responsible is caught. more and more stray animals need help and a home but budget cuts mean there are fewer resources available to help. ktvu's rob roth is live in san francisco where the problem is growing. rob? >> reporter: san francisco animal control says it is running on financial fumes. hard on the animal whose need
help. >> reporter: this is jewel an officer found discarded like a piece of trash. she is one of 10,000 animals the shelter takes in each year but they say it is getting harder and harder to care for the animals. >> services are increasing. public demand is increasing and we don't have the funds to meet that change. >> reporter: in the past six years the shelter seen a 50% increase in the number of dogs and cats. but its budget remained slack. the service cuts to the budget are taking a toll. the shelter was once open 7 days a week, now it is 5. there were 12 officers here, today there is 8. there is no longer a officer on call 24 hours a day. >> if i see something going on,
but when i call it is not going to make the top of their pile. that is a service they have ocut -- have to cut. >> he was dehydrated. >> that is the condition this cat was in when he came to had shelter. vet bills are expensive and this is just one cat. >> an increase in funding could be used immediately for all the animals. >> we would like it provide a great service and right now we are barely providing good service. >> the shelter director said they need $2 million a year to function properly. they called for a hearing. they say that is a good start. reporting live in san francisco, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. in the bart labor dispute, the unions accuse bart of not willing to negotiate over safety. they say two workers were
killed on the job over the past 12 years. the unions wered and the public -- were asked if the public would see it as drawing attention away from wage issues. >> we have lost lives. the public has not had to suffer that loss so it is easy to say this is a smoke screen. >> bart says the system has addressed all of the safety issues brought up. there are 29 days and 5 hours till the cooling off period ends. a judge ordered both sides to take a 60 day cooling off period. another bart strike could happen if they call for one. heart breaking words on this, the 12th anniversary of the september 11 attacks as relatives talk about those who
lost their lives. >> daddy i miss you so much. >> in a ceremony at ground zero relatives read the names of the 3,000 people who died. there were also moments of silence at the moments when the two planes hit the world trade center and when they fell. the memorial features reflecting pools and a large museum will open by next year's anniversary. in washington president obama along with michelle obama, joe biden and his wife jill biden observed a moment of silence. the ceremony began at 8:46 a.m. the time the first plane struck the world trade center in new york. and the president headed to the pentagon for a ceremony. 184 people were killed there when terrorists crashed a jet
into the building at 9:37 a.m. that morning. the president promised to defend our nation against enduring threats. >> in pennsylvania families of the passengers and crew who died on united flight annoy remembered their -- 93 remembered their loved ones. people tried to regain control. the plane crashed into field rather than hitting its target, probably the u.s. the bay area paused to remember that day. ktvu's ken pritchett joins us now with a look at the ceremonies held here today. >> reporter: in san francisco, union city, we attended 9/11 events, some that started this morning and some that continue right now. >> the names of those who died
on flight 93, they are the names on the memorial in union city where this morning the events were remembers. >> i think every year they have a memorial like this. you go back to that day, it is tough. >> reporter: his wife was on flight 93. >> she was three months pregnant with our first child. she called from the plane. strong message. one of hope and love. >> reporter: in san francisco a memorial, red, white, blue, over night. at san francisco fire station 7, firefighters mark the moments the towers collapsed. >> for us it is as -- we remember it as we did 12 years ago. >> reporter: she greeted cadets as they remembered all the victims and read the name of
the 343 firefighter whose died on 911. >> it is a career they are getting into it. it sets a good tone to never forget what this job is about, helping save lives, and sometimes you sacrifice your own life. >> reporter: this is a formal remembrance of 9/11. >> it fills my heart with love for our country. >> reporter: she an organizer of the lafayette flag rugade that plants american flags on the bridge. it is the largest over pass flag display in california and a tradition dating back to the days after 9/11. hundreds are expected to gather tonight. >> we are very proud. thousands of people honk their horns. >> reporter: the individualal and flag display in lafayette over highway 24 continues till 8:00 p.m.
tonight. ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >> here is a live look at the sky line in new york city. you can see the tribute in lights. the two beams of blue light mark the spot where the world trade center towers once stood. they are lit every year on september to honor those who were lost. a story you saw here, tonight back to the fire station burglarized while the firefighters were battling the fire on mount diablo. the show of support today. >> and a killing when an 8-year- old girl opened the door. now the new information police are hoping will lead them to an arrest. >> major cooling today for the bay area but it will get warmer. how much warmer and when it will happen after the break. ♪
we have new developments tonight in a story we reported last night. a outpouring from a community aat a east bay fire house -- at an east bay fire house. while firefighters from station 7 7 fighting the -- were fighting the fire on mount diablo thieves broke in. students heard about what happened and wanted to help. >> baked them a bunch of cookies. make them signs. gift cards. >> firefighters have received food donations, gift cards and offers from stores to replace the stolen rings. she was gunned down while answering a door at a friend's house. now investigators have new information about the killer of alaysha carradine. that new information is a
sketch of the shooter and ktvu's mike mibach spoke to police about their investigation and here now with what they are telling him. mike? >> reporter: a big break after weeks of silence. witnesses have come forward and because of it police say there is a sketch of the killer and a new clue surfacing in the case of who killed alaysha carradine. >> reporter: blowing the whistle for 22 years is a crossing guard. here where alaysha carradine was supposed to be in third grade. today she not. on the night of july 17 someone shot through the door of an apartment killing the 8-year- old and injuring three others, including two children. >> this is a significant announcement. >> this is it. the face of the killer. witnesses gave investigators enough of a description to come up with this detailed sketch.
>> this is the largest break in the case we have had so far and we want to find this person, identify him, find him and arrest him. that is our focus right now. we are reaching out to the community. >> reporter: so did we. taking the sketch to the block where she was killed. >> reporter: [ inaudible question ] >> i don't know. i don't know. >> reporter: inside the school there is an empty feeling but a photo of alaysha carradine surrounded by words from her schoolmates. >> i miss you. i hope to see you one day in heaven. >> reporter: police say the man in the sketch is described as african american male, 17-24 years old, standing î and weighing 160 pounds. he has a thin, dark mustache and was wearing a black hooded jacket and blue jeans at the time of the shooting. if you recognize thim call police, a reward -- recognize him call police. a reward is being offered. mike mibach, ktvu channel 2
news. dna evidence hecheed authorities track down -- helped authorities track down a man dumping the carcasses of two horses. he is suspected of leaving a dead horse in january and april. detectives took dna tamples -- samples to heed them to the owner. >> the dna requires profiling as part of the registration process. >> investigators say he was hired to dispose of the two horses but dumped them instead. cool down today. nicer around here if you are tired of the heat. 80 in napa. fire field 79. antioch just 78 degrees. 74 in hayward. definitely cool out there. the marine layer stretched out.
deep. 3,000 feet last night. all the fog spills in. you saw it this morning, everywhere. slooeit burn -- slow to burn off. plenty of fog for thursday morning and then it burns off and we see more sunshine. thursday and friday a warm up. saturday and sunday temperatures trend down again. sheer the fog right now. fog at the coast. in the peninsula. it will be in your neighborhood tomorrow morning. 69 enwalnut creak. 64 -- in walnut creek. more of the same. tomorrow looks like today. more sunshine and warmer. bay area weekend, cools down. don't change your plans. it will be cooler but still nice, right? sunshine. temperatures in the 80s. 60 concord.
over night lows. and you can see we have got clouds off shore and over the mountains. high-pressure system sticks with us thursday and friday. warm up. temperatures back into the 80s. friday low 90s. towards the weekend, this shows up. this is enough to cool us down. increase the fog and bring a slight chance of drizzle. 80 napa tomorrow. 78 vallejo. 83 walnut creek. bay locations about the same. more sunshine. 86 morgan hill and along the coast. thursday forecast. friday forecast numbers up 5, 6 degrees. warmer for friday. warmest day. saturday and sunday temperatures trend down. nice looking panel. the thing is, i mentioned this
at 5:00 p.m., the firefighters, you know, the pattern saturday, sunday, monday, crazy. we don't need heat like that. this changes that. [ talking at the same time ] >> thank you. coming up on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36 we will take you live to napa where a ceremony is happening to welcome a memorial for the victims of 9/11 how pieces of the twin towers serve as a center piece and a company striking a cord with wall street. join us for these stories and more on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36. california wants to bring student testing into the 21 century. the threat if the golden state goes forward with the plan to end traditional testing.
sports. a's getting exciting here. >> with under 20 games left every game is huge and today important to the a's because texas already lost their game to pittsburgh. a chance tobump the lead up to three full -- to bump the lead up to three full games. this guy has to start hitting the ball with extra base hour. he does just that with an rbi double. fetches branded moss who doubled. coco crisp having a great home run season. down the line. 19th. solo shot. sunry gray working it. -- sunny gray working it. they lead 3-1. the san francisco giants trying to get out of the basement. 3-3 in the 8th against the rockies. brandon belt delivers today. scores a run. the giants hold on for a 4-3
victory. talking about the 49ers victory and the raiders lost but you know what, very fascinating to watch and in particular the development of terrelle pryor. they might have a quarterback on their hands. he was the team's leading rusher. making things play on-the-fly. although he said for a young guy coming in starting his first game this season it is tough to mand yourself as a -- to command yourself as a team leader. >> tricky to lead guys because who are they looking at, for the -- to lead them. now that that is decided i will be myself so i think the guys will see that. hopefully it rubs off. i believe it will. >> promising for the raiders. promising start. they play jacksonville sunday at home. that should be a big chance to win a ball game. >> i like hearing that guy talk. [ talking at the same time ] >> he is obsessed with
football. that is what you want out of your quarterback. >> all right. thank you. live look at the bay bridge. tonight on the 10:00 p.m. news, ktvu channel 2 news learned of a problem for drivers. what that is and the malfunction that is to blame. >> we are always here for you on www.ktvu.com and mobile ktvu. thank you so much for joining us everyone. have a good evening. >> good night. if the car was invented toda on the moe energy source available. it would charge overnight. every morning, you'd wake up with a full tank, ready to go. if the car was invented today, it would be the 100% electric nissan leaf. with over 200 million gas-free miles driven and automatic hov lane access, the question isn't "why electric?" it's "why gas?" [ male announcer ] the 100% electric nissan leaf. nissan. innovation that excites. now get a 2013 nissan leaf
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