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.
Oakland Firefighters Receive PETA Accolades After Saving DogOakland firefighters are receiving accolades from the group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals after rescuing a dog from inside a burning home last week, PETA officials announced.
Fire Tears Through Home In San Francisco Ingleside DistrictSan Francisco firefighters were looking for two people reported possibly in a lower-rear unit in a residential fire at 1100 Plymouth Ave. in the city's Ingleside neighborhood Monday morning.
Baby Can't Wait; South San Francisco Mother Gives Birth Inside Ambulance On Way To HospitalA South San Francisco fire captain went above and beyond the call of duty by delivering a baby while inside an ambulance on the way to the hospital early Wednesday morning.
San Francisco’s Fire Chief Contemplating Top Firefighter Job In LondonFire Chief Joanne Hayes-White says she is considering applying for the top job in London.
Massive Mission District Fire That Killed 1 Person May Have Been ElectricalThe San Francisco Fire Department has determined that a major apartment fire in San Francisco's Mission District in January that claimed the life of one man was not intentionally set and may have been the result of an electrical fault
SF Firefighter Files Harassment, Discrimination Claim Against Managers And Colleagues After Testing Positive For HIVA San Francisco firefighter has filed a legal claim alleging that colleagues and managers harassed and discriminated against him after learning he had tested positive for HIV.
Berkeley Bans Use Of Drones By Police, But Authorizes Fire Department For Disaster ResponseThe Berkeley City Council has voted to impose a one-year moratorium on the use of drones by the city’s Police Department but authorized the fire department to use them for disaster response purposes.
Investigators Look Into Reports Of Faulty Fire Alarms, Escape Ladders In Deadly SF Mission District FireSan Francisco firefighters remain on the scene this morning of a four-alarm fire that killed one man and all but destroyed a Mission District building housing dozens of apartments and businesses Wednesday evening, fire officials said.