New Software To Clear A Green-Light Path For San Jose Emergency VehiclesAfter struggling for years with slow emergency response times, San Jose firefighters will be literally getting the green light to get there faster.
‘We Care Bears Project’ Comforts Kids With Stuffed Animals In Scary SituationsA 12-year-old girl made a special delivery of stuffed animals to San Francisco’s fire department on Tuesday as part of her “We Care Bears Project”, a non-profit that comforts kids in emergency situations.
SFO Airfield Safety Officers Receive Commendations For Response Following Asiana CrashThe five Airfield Safety Officers were honored at Tuesday's San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting.
Airfield Safety Officers Who Were First On Scene Following Asiana Airlines Plane Crash At SFO To Receive CommendationsThe Airfield Safety Officers arrived within two minutes of the initial impact of Asiana Flight 214, and nearly a minute before the first fire truck arrived on scene.
San Francisco’s New $3.4 Million Emergency Dispatch System Dealing With GlitchesFirst responders in San Francisco are dealing with a crucial communications breakdown. KPIX 5 has learned the city’s brand new emergency dispatch system is full of glitches.
ConsumerWatch: Program Helps Public Servants Forgive Student LoansCollege debt means dreams delayed for many graduates. A little-known program could help many former students get off the hook for their debts.
Is San Francisco Prepared For Disaster While The Bay Bridge Is Closed? Many of San Francisco's first responders including police, fire, and other emergency personnel live in the East Bay. So what would the city do if disaster were to strike while the Bay Bridge is closed?
San Francisco Offers First Responders Up To $100K In Down Payment AssistanceSan Francisco's first responders will be eligible to receive up to $100,000 in assistance for a down payment on a home through a program launched Tuesday by city officials.
Families Of 3 Teens Killed On Asiana Flight 214 Hire AttorneysFamilies of the Chinese teens killed in the Asiana Flight 214 crash landing at San Francisco International Airport have hired lawyers from a New York firm to represent them.
Asiana Plane Crash Victim Alive When Hit By SFO Fire TruckThe San Mateo County coroner on Friday confirmed that a 16-year-old girl was fatally struck by a fire truck at San Francisco International Airport during the response to the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 earlier this month.
Hero SFPD Officer Says He Was ‘Just Doing My Job’ Rescuing Elderly Man From Plane CrashA San Francisco police officer is among several first responders being called heroes after they worked through thick smoke and leaking jet fuel to rescue passengers on Asiana Flight 214.
First Responders Describe Harrowing Scene At SFO Plane CrashSan Francisco firefighters said they encountered smoke, leaking jet fuel and passengers coming down on chutes when they arrived at the Asiana airlines crash scene.