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flames and thick smoke that sent firefighters rushing into the berkley hills to try to prevent a major disaster. tonight the fire danger is not over yet. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm ama daetz. hot temperatures across the bay area will continue tomorrow adding to the fire concern. we have live team coverage tonight. >> that's right. let's begin with "abc 7 news" meteorologist sandhya patel and the heat add sliceory that has been extended to you. >> yeah, dan and ama. the heat advisory for the hills has been extended until 9:00 p.m. tomorrow night. heat aid visory ill unless is possible. this also has been extended now until 11:00 p.m. tomorrow night. dangerous heat up, to 108 degrees in that area. live doppler 7 is tracking some changes and those changes include some moisture just off the coastline here. this could translate into a shower or a thunderstorm. i will be back with the details hour-by-hour look coming up, dan. >> sandhya, thanks very much. to the developing news the
berkley hills, sky 7 shows the scene after a grass fire spread through thick vegetation this afternoon. you can see how sbenls it was. this is near the area devastated by the oakland hills firestorm more than 25 years ago. you can imagine there were nervous neighbors. lilian kim is live on grizzly peak boulevard with the latest on the situation. lilian. >> reporter: dan, fire crews are making sure those hot spots don't flare up, but it has proven to be quite a challenge, so much so one firefighters was sent to the hospital. that firefighter tumbled 50 feet. he was up on the hillside when he encountered a hornet's nest. he is in stable condition at the hospital but his injury is a reminder what crews are up against as they work to contain the fire overnight. >> it is very steep terrain. it is rugged, and so it is hazardous to the firefighters and it is exhausting for them. so they have the take things a little slower. >> reporter: the fire began near
grizz loretta lynch peak boulevard near lawrence berkley national lab. the flames burned 20 acres and at one point firefighters considered shutting down the power to uc berkley because its transmission lines were in the fire's path. that never happened but the fire triggered closures of several site including the popular steam train ride. the mop up will continue through tomorrow evening. this section of grizzly apple road, grizzl peak boulevard will remain closed until 8:00 p.m. thursday. live in berkley, lilian kim, "abc 7 news." the "abc 7 news" app sent out a push alert this afternoon shortly after the fire broke out. be first to know when breaking news happens where you live. download the app for free and enable the push alerts. two cars got into a collision near the fire after a man says another driver pulled a gun on him. "abc 7 news" reporter leslie brinkley took these photos. the man told her he panicked when he saw the gun and sped down grizzly peak towards fish ranch road. he lost control and hit another
car close to a cliff. look at that shot. east bay regional parks flis were at the scene but haven't released information. developing news from richmond tonight, in the last 30 minutes "abc 7 news" obtained cellphone video showing the seconds leading up to a deadly police shooting today when vallejo police officers opened fire, shooting and killing a man. we're going to show you the video but we want the warn you this is difficult to watch and we are not, of course, going to show you the actual shooting. >> oh, [ bleep ]. oh [ bleep ]. oh [ bleep ]. oh, my god. he's going to kill him. they're going to kill him. oh, my god. they're going to [ bleep ] kill him. don't, don't do it! oh [ bleep ], oh [ bleep ]. no, no. oh, my god! oh, my god!
>> you heard all of that gunfire. "abc 7 news" reporter katie utehs picks up the story live in richmond. katie. >> reporter: ama, the witness who recorded that video tells me that he saw the man holding a machete and that he also heard officers tell the man to drop the knife repeatedly. he did not want to be identified but witnessed that shooting as we saw. officers are still on scene tonight, more than five hours after the initial shooting, but a tow truck did arrive just moments ago to remove some of the vehicles involved. sky 7 shows a knife lying on richmond parkway. it is the scene of an officer-involved shooting. a man suspected in an armed robbery also lies dead nearby following a high-speed chase and confrontation with vallejo police officers. >> i was right at the light at the bus stop. >> she says she saw patrol vehicle push the suspect's car around 5:20. >> it was like boom into the
wall. >> the suspect exited the vehicle and he was armed. >> reporter: she backed away from the scene but said she heard many shots. police lieutenant confirms multiple officers fired. >> there were more than one vallejo police officer involved in this. >> reporter: this all started two weeks ago when el is a reto police put out an alert searching for an armed robber in an associated vehicle. >> the vehicle was tagged as being wanted in an armed robbery. the officers from vallejo police department picked up the car. >> the driver fled on interstate 80, exited at bloom drive and turned on to richmond parkway. the shooting snarled the evening commute. police have not released the man's name. both richmond p.d. and the contra costa county d.a.'s office are investigating. if richmond, katie utehs, "abc 7 news." in watsonville, three cars crashed outside a pinata stree
on freedom boulevard this afternoon. two of the cars ended up inside the store. seven were hurt including four children inside the store. everyone will be okay, that's the good news. police say speeding was a factor here. they arrested a 16-year-old boy on suspicion of reckless driving causing injuries and for driving without a license. we have new details on the close call at sfo last month. federal investigators say the air canada plane was even closer to planes getting ready to take off than previously thought. >> the plane also dils appeared from radar for 12 seconds. "abc 7 news" melanie woodrow dills into the latest federal report. >> reporter: these newly released ntsb pictures show how close it was last month, an air canada pilot mistaking it for a runway. >> this was a disaster averted. >> reporter: ntsb says the air canada plane was 59 feet from the ground.
chris ringold is a retired pilot. >> the fact that it had a tail height of 56 feet, it is alarming to take the difference between 59 and 56, but i think the aircraft were separated laterally by a significant amount. >> the air canada questioned said he saw what he believed was the runway. >> it is a rare occurrence for a pilot to lock on to taxi way instead of runway. >> reporter: according to the report, the air canada flight was so off course it hit a blind spot in the radar system for 12 seconds. it should have alerted air traffic controllers the aircraft was not where it was supposed fob. a united airline pilot radioed the control tower to let them know air canada was descending on the taxi way. >> as close as it was and as potentially scary as it was, the
whole thing worked. the message to passengers, the system is safe. >> reporter: ntsb has not reached a final conclusion in its investigation. "abc 7 news." well, the teenager who jumped out of the emergency exit of a copa airline plain at sfo is not likely to face any criminal charges. there's according to san mateo county district attorney who spoke with "abc 7 news" today. the 17 year old is a bay area resident and u.s. citizen. he was taken to a hospital for a mental evaluation. yesterday as we reported he opened an emergency door, slid down the wing of the panamanian airliner and on to the tarmac where workers on the ground tackled him fairly quickly. >> more trouble at a county fair. coming up, the ride malfunction in southern california that had fair goers stranded in the sky. plus major restriction at popular bay area tourist spot. what visitors will not be allowed to do for the next five weekends. >> and surviving the heat.
the south bay business that's literally baking in our hot temperatures. all ahead, but first a look at what is coming up ahead on "immy kimmel live." jimmy. >> jimmy: thanks, dan and all you. here is something from us to you. >> first will start at the top. bonive. >> bonive, where did you get when i have an asthma attack... i feel like a fish with no water. learn how to prevent your child's next asthma attack. because even one attack is one too many.
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new tonight, three people were rescued from a bunky jump right ride at the ventura county fair. one was hanging upside down. two others were in a cage. the two in the cage were there for more than an hour while crews figured out how to get them down. the men attached themselves to harnesses and were able to rappel on a rope and pulley system to the ground. no one was hurt. fair officials say they're trying to figure out exactly what went wrong with this ride. president trump is endorsing a bill aim at slashing legal immigration levels. the proposal would push skill workers and english speakers to the front of the line and limit admissions based on family connections. white house adviser stephen miller clashed with reporters at a briefing today including cnn's jim acosta over a poem on the statue of liberty. >> give me your tired, your hud
willed masses yearning to be free. it doesn't say anything about speaking english and being a computer programmer. >> the statue of liberty is a light of the world. it is a symbol of american linlt lighting the world. the poem was added later and not actually a part of the statue of liberty. >> democrats call the bill a threat to the u.s. economy. "abc 7 news" was at the maritime museum in san francisco where 25 people were sworn in as u.s. citizens today. one is a rocket scientist from london. he says the proposed bill sends a restrictive message. >> i think that this is a nation of immigrants, and i wonder whether the president thought about, you know, his relatives that came before him and whether they would have been excluded with those restrictions. >> the new citizens sworn in today came from 15 different countries. well, for the first time the golden gate bridge parking lots will be closed for more than a
single holiday weekend. the bridge district will close vista point in marin and the east lot in san francisco every saturday and sunday this month through labor day. it is to prevent traffic waiting for parking spaces from the backing up on to the bridge. taxi and rideshare drop offs are allowed in the east lot. tour busts will be allowed in both lots. let's refocus again on the weather. did's hot temperatures gave way to hot summer night to. "abc 7 news" reporter katie marzullo is live at the fair grounds with how the heat is affecting everyone from pets to bakers. >> reporter: exactly, dan. the fair here opens tomorrow and fair goers of course should come prepared for the heat. meanwhile the cows, goats and pigs and sheep that are here are living in the lap of cool luxury. these may be barn yard animals but this is no barn. at the santa clara county fair, the livestock don't have to
worry about the hot weather. >> it is very unusual here on the west coast to have an air conditioned livestock barn but that's what we have at the santa clara county fair. >> reporter: it keeps the animals healthy and people happy. the owners of this bakery only fire up their massive often when the shop is closed. it gives off too much heat. >> and the fridges and freezers have been breaking down which is really inconvenient because most of our work needs to be refrigerated. if you imagine, the majority of our cakes are iced in buttercream. the main world is butter. >> reporter: the repairmen she has called are busy to come out, but when you run a family-owned bakery you can count on dad. in pleasanton, tails and tongues were wagging. organizers of the 20th annual pooch parade had to adjust for the heat. >> today was the hottest day of the week, right? so we have shortened our parade route by a few blocks because the does' safety is number one
thing. >> reporter: that plus extra water bowls and pools for the pups. in san jose, katie marzullo, "abc 7 news." stay cool anyway you can. >> absolutely. let's find out about the heat for the net couple of days. >> meteorologist sandhya patel is here with that. >> yeah, dan and ama, will will be backing tomorrow afternoon. i want the show you the sunset worth taking a second look at. 8:16 the sun went down from the east bay hills camera. check out the fog down below and wispy clouds up above. that is mon soon moisture and as you check out live doppler 7 you can see it moving in from the southeast. we are keeping an eye on it because the moisture may result in a shower or a thunderstorm. that's something that we need to watch out for as we head into tomorrow. here is a look at the temperature trend, something to look forward to, yes, in concord it will be another hot one, 96 degrees. but friday, saturday, sunday, temperatures begin to ease and then they wil hold in the 80s,
90s range, at least not excessive heat expected as we head towards the weekend. if you have outdoor plans, it will be nice. from our east bay hills camera seeing a little bit of a shaky view but we are watching the fog. it will be thick, especially near the coast. the fog is what kept the temperatures in check near the coastline, 60s, 70s today. inland areas, you were sizzling with the triple digits this afternoon. we will get out of the triple digits, but it still will be a pretty hot one inland tomorrow. now, temperatures right now, you might notice, you might feel it, it is warm outside. no doubt about it. many of you in the 60s to 80s range. when you add to that that mon soon moisture it is adding humidity to the air. some of those dew points, a measure of the hois tour in the air, 6069 is humid and it is feeling humid across parts of the bay area. from the golden gate bridge perspective we have heavy fog that will be down near the deck heading toward tomorrow
'morning's commute. a slight chance of thunder in the forecast. that's what is adding the humidity. we will keep a slight chance of thunder into tomorrow afternoon, evening and possibly into friday as well. your 12-hour planner, mild and muggy tomorrow morning. filtered sunshine at noon. it will be in the mild to hot range with a slight chance of thunder at 4:00 p.m., upper 90s inland and by evening it starts to cool off. mild tomorrow morning with the warmest readings inland, 50s and 60 for most of you. definitely warmer than it was this morning. highs for the afternoon coming down a few degrees. 94 in morgan hill, 90, san jose, 93 los gatos. 85 in palo alto, 63 in pacific. filtered sun and in san francisco 70 degrees. that high cloudiness will add to the mugginess. 90 in santa rosa. east bay 79, in oakland 86 in fremont. head inland and steamy in the
inland areas. 97 in livermore, 96 degrees in fairfield. download the accuweather app. keep track of live doppler 7 in case the slight chance of thunder or shower develops. definitely fire danger if we have dry lightning. heat easying friday through the weekend. i think everybody will be able to breathe heading into the weekend and not sweat so much. >> we think that's good. thank you, sandhya. well, you never know what you might come across when trying to make a delivery. >> yeah, coming up, the driver found himself surrounded by all of these cuteness! s . >> images that started a controversy. >> you have image of people who work to support the court. >> uncovered by the abc 7 i-team. >> it is proportionately those people incarcerated are people of color. >> e-mailed the i-team investigation to every sitting judge in the state and called
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