Joanne Hayes-White

San Francisco Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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.

10/10/2014

San Francisco Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Fire Chief Has No Plans To Step Down Despite Calls For Resignation

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.

10/02/2014

San Francisco Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White speaks during a news conference at San Francisco International Airport.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Second Letter Sent To Mayor Lee Asking For San Francisco Fire Chief’s Removal

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.

10/01/2014

San Francisco Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: San Francisco Firefighters Want Chief Joanne Hayes-White Replaced

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.

09/23/2014

A San Francisco Police cruiser. (CBS)

San Francisco’s New $3.4 Million Emergency Dispatch System Dealing With Glitches

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.

05/12/2014

Fire at a construction site at 4th Street and China Basin in San Francisco on March 11, 2014. (CBS)

San Francisco Supervisor Wants Narrower Streets For Pedestrian Safety, Fire Chief Slams Idea

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.

04/30/2014

A crowd gathers at Lotta's Fountain in San Francisco to mark the 108th anniversary of the 1906 Earthquake and Fire on April 18, 2014. (CBS)

Over 100 Gather In SF To Commemorate 1906 Earthquake; 2 Living Survivors Absent

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.

04/18/2014

A man photographs the ruins of a building block in front of the remains of City Hall near Market and Seventh Streets after the Great Earthquake in San Francisco, California. The city hall which took 27 years to build at an estimated cost of $6 million, crumbled in less than 30 seconds during the quake. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

1906 Earthquake Survivor Marks 108th Birthday, Gets Visit From SFPD Chief

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.

01/24/2014

SFFD Helmet-Cam Images From Asiana 214 Crash

KCBS In Depth: SFFD Chief Joanne Hayes-White On Asiana Crash & More

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.

12/17/2013

A San Francisco Fire Department fire engine. (CBS)

SFFD Chiefs Face Possible Suspension Over Alleged Firefighter DUI Crash

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.

11/26/2013

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