A passenger with flu-like symptoms caused an Ebola scare at a Southern California airport Sunday.
Hazmat Scare Prompts Evacuation Of Building Across Street From AT&T Park; Package Turns Out To Be Bottle Of Booze
San Francisco’s China Basin Building was briefly evacuated Tuesday morning after a call of a suspicious package, which ended up being a bottle of booze, prompted a Hazmat team and the bomb squad to respond.
The Menlo Park Fire Protection District is considering purchasing a $2,000 quadcopter drone to help fight fires.
Firefighters attempting to extinguish a fire inside a burning building in Vallejo Thursday night soon discovered the structure, used as medical marijuana grow was booby-trapped, authorities said.
New data reveals the San Jose Fire Department is arriving on the scene of emergency calls within eight minutes, close to 90 percent of the time—an improvement over the end of last year.
Employees were evacuated from a Target store in Petaluma Wednesday morning because of a sulfur-type odor, a fire captain said.
Inundated with calls and facing over one hour response times, San Francisco officials had to turn to private ambulances to help cover the city during the Saturday night of the recent Labor Day weekend.
A high level San Francisco fire department veteran has been demoted to his previous rank for allegedly leaving the scene of a minor car crash in Sonoma in his department-issued vehicle.
Ever since footage emerged from a San Francisco firefighters’ helmet of a truck running over a Asiana Airlines crash victim in July 2013, firefighters on the department have been banned from wearing the cameras. That policy is now under review.
A former San Francisco firefighter pleaded not guilty this morning to DUI charges that came down from a grand jury indictment for a 2013 crash between his fire truck and a motorcycle.