Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White
There’s only so much available room on San Francisco’s streets, and it seems to be shrinking daily. As a result, a turf war is brewing between those worried about pedestrian safety and those worried about fire safety.
San Francisco bestowed honors Friday on the firefighters and other emergency personnel who fought the Mission Bay blaze that destroyed a six-story apartment building under construction just south of AT&T Park.
San Francisco’s fire chief says helmet-mounted cameras no longer will be allowed after images from July’s airliner crash became public.
San Francisco’s new $7.9 billion budget sets aside funding to hire 300 more police officers and another 120 firefighters over the next two years.
nvestigators reviewing last year’s house fire in Diamond Heights that killed two San Francisco firefighters issued a set of safety recommendations aimed at preventing a similar tragedy in the future.
Four people were injured, two critically, in a two-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Mission District early Thursday morning, fire department officials said.
Poor sanitation and evidence of lice and fleas at the Occupy San Francisco encampment endanger the health of everyone in the overcrowded, makeshift tent city at Justin Herman Plaza, public health officials said Wednesday.
The San Francisco Fire Department added 35 new firefighters to its ranks on Friday – the first new class in 6 years.