Landlord, City Settle Lawsuit Over Illegal Housing In Excelsior LaundromatCity Attorney Dennis Herrera has reached a $620,000 settlement in a civil suit against a property owner and master tenant associated with substandard housing found in the basement of an Excelsior District laundromat.
SFFD Mourns Death Of Fire Battalion ChiefA fire battalion chief died in the line of duty Sunday morning, San Francisco fire officials announced.
San Francisco Sues Landlord Over Illegal 'Dungeon' Housing In BasementThe city discovered the unsafe conditions in the building on Christmas Day last year, when the fire department responded to a non-fire emergency call.
Two Residents Burned Fleeing Santa Rosa House FireA man and woman suffered burns early Thursday as they fled a fire as it roared through their Santa Rosa home.
High Cancer Risk A Fatal Job Hazard For FirefightersAccording to the International Association of Firefighters, 63 percent of firefighters will get cancer at some point. The San Francisco Fire Department is trying to change that.
VIDEO: Dramatic Helicopter Rescue Of Injured Construction Worker Atop 270-Foot CraneAll eyes were transfixed on a dramatic helicopter rescue atop a 270-foot crane in Southern California Thursday afternoon.
Smoke In Tunnel Near Civic Center Muni StationFire fighters responded to reports of smoke in the Muni tunnel near the Civic Center station Monday morning.
New Fire Boat Joins San Francisco's DepartmentA brand new fire boat is joining the San Francisco Fire Department.
Menlo Park Fire Department Gets OK To Fly DronesAfter recently receiving FAA approval to fly drones, the Menlo Park fire agency plans to pioneer the process for their use in responding to fires and other emergencies.
SFO Shows Off New Emergency Response Equipment In Wake Of Asiana CrashThe NTSB has placed the blame for the deadly 2013 Asiana crash at San Francisco International Airport, but it also had important safety recommendations for SFO’s emergency responders.
San Francisco Fire Department Celebrating 150 Years Of Saving LivesSan Francisco’s Fire Department is celebrating 150 years of saving lives in the city with a new logo.
Menlo Park Fire Protection District Celebrates 100th AnniversaryFirefighters in Menlo Park will be wearing special badges this year to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District.