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Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White

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SF Honors Emergency Responders For Work At Massive Mission Bay Fire

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.

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An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 airplane lies burned on the runway after it crash landed at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

SF Fire Chief Bans Helmet Cams Following Asiana Jet Crash

San Francisco’s fire chief says helmet-mounted cameras no longer will be allowed after images from July’s airliner crash became public.

08/18/2013

San Francisco City Hall

New SF Budget Allows For Hundreds More Police Officers, Firefighters

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.

07/25/2013

(L-R) Lt. Vincent Perez, Anthony Valerio (SFFD)

SFFD Releases Report On Blaze That Killed 2 Firefighters

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.

02/10/2012

Scene of an apartment building fire at 24th and Bartlett streets in San Francisco, December 1, 2011. (CBS)

2 Critically Hurt In Wind-Fueled Apartment Fire In SF Mission District

Four people were injured, two critically, in a two-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Mission District early Thursday morning, fire department officials said.

12/01/2011

The Occupy San Francisco encampment at Justin Herman Plaza (CBS)

San Francisco Officials Fear Disease Will Spread At Occupy Encampment

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.

11/17/2011

A San Francisco Fire Department fire engine. (CBS)

San Francisco Fire Department Graduates New Recruits

The San Francisco Fire Department added 35 new firefighters to its ranks on Friday – the first new class in 6 years.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/05/2011