A San Francisco firefighters are among the busiest in the country, but their emergency calls are most often not emergencies at all.
San Francisco firefighters battled a four-alarm fire at an apartment complex in the Mission District Wednesday evening that took almost eight hours to contain leaving one man dead and six others injured, including one firefighter.
A 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.
San Francisco Fire Commission Meets Behind Closed Doors To Discuss Embattled Chief’s Job Performance
150 firefighters gave the San Francisco Fire Chief a vote of no-confidence regarding her job performance in a closed-door meeting Thursday night.
San Francisco’s fire chief spoke publicly for the first time Thursday about the recent calls for her resignation by a coalition of rank and file organizations and said she has no plans to step down.
The San Francisco Fire Chiefs Association has joined rank and file groups in calling for the removal of Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White and now they’re pressuring Mayor Ed Lee to react.
Organizations representing rank-and-file firefighters in San Francisco are calling on the Mayor Ed Lee to replace Fire Chief Joanne Hayes White and get some new ideas in the department to deal with a crisis in public safety.
First 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.
There’s only so much available room on San Francisco’s streets, and it seems to be shrinking daily. As a result, a turf war is brewing between those worried about pedestrian safety and those worried about fire safety.
Although no survivors were present, a crowd of about 150 people marked the 108th anniversary of the great San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906 early Friday morning at Lotta’s fountain on Market Street.