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.
San Francisco’s fire chief made a special lunch stop in Greenbrae Friday to visit one of the two known 1906 San Francisco earthquake survivors after he turned 108 years old earlier this week.
San Francisco Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White speaks about the rescue effort of Asiana Flight 214, which crash landed at SFO International Airport this past July and what kind of improvements are being discussed in her department.
Five San Francisco firefighters—including two assistant chiefs—await a decision on whether or not they’ll be suspended in connection with a traffic incident this past June in the SoMa area involving a ladder truck that left a motorcyclist seriously hurt.