Insider Phil Matier reports San Francisco firefighters are doing pretty well financially as overtime pay is making them some of the highest-paid city workers.
Two people suffered serious burns in a fire at a home in San Jose early Friday morning, where crime bars on the windows and doors may have hindered their escape.
A 20-year veteran San Jose firefighter was arraigned Tuesday on three drug-related charges in Superior Court in San Jose after selling methamphetamine to an undercover officer at a restaurant last month, a prosecutor said.
A longtime member of the San Jose Fire Department was arrested at on the job Thursday for drug and sex crime charges.
The San Jose Fire Department is in the hot seat over its failure to meet required response times and a breach of contract could be declared as soon as Tuesday.
Crews have controlled a three-alarm fire in downtown Berkeley Friday afternoon, fire officials said.
Federal investigators say a teenage girl who survived the crash of an Asiana Airlines jet in San Francisco only to be fatally struck by a fire truck actually was run over by two rescue vehicles in the accident’s chaotic aftermath.
San Francisco firefighters were at the scene of a three-alarm residential fire that burned near St. Luke’s Hospital Monday afternoon, a fire department employee said.
Palo Alto’s top firefighter was defending his department’s use of the county emergency alert system last weekend, to inform residents of a charity pancake breakfast.
A proposal by a San Jose city councilman to freeze firefighter hiring until the firefighter union accepts a reduced pension benefit has sent shock waves though the fire department and drawn the ire of its outgoing chief.