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San Francisco Fire Department

San Francisco firefighters and police responded this morning to a possible hazardous materials incident that has resulted in the death of one person in the city's Richmond District

‘Hazmat Situation’ In San Francisco’s Richmond District; 1 Person Dead And Neighbors Evacuated

San Francisco police and fire officials are on the scene Monday morning of what they are calling a hazardous materials situation after a body was found in a home in the city’s outer Richmond neighborhood near the VA hospital.

06/30/2014

San Francisco firefighters battle a two-alarm fire Monday morning at a Bayview District dry cleaners. (CBS SF)

San Francisco Firefighters Knock Out Two-Alarm Blaze At Bayview Dry Cleaners

Fire officials are conducting an investigation at the scene of a two-alarm structure fire in San Francisco’s Bayview District that began early Monday morning.

06/09/2014

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San Francisco Fire Department Suspends 2 Assistant Chiefs After Alleged DUI Collision

The San Francisco Fire Department suspended two assistant chiefs in connection with a crash last summer involving a firefighter who was accused of driving a fire truck while drunk, according to a San Francisco newspaper.

05/29/2014

Utility pole in San Franciso's Ingleside neighborhood catches on fire.

Ingleside Heights PG&E Customers Without Power After Utility Pole Collapses

There are 157 PG&E customers in San Francisco’s Ingleside Heights neighborhood that remain without power after a utility pole caught fire and collapsed this morning.

05/23/2014

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Pedestrian Struck And Seriously Injured Along Great Highway In San Francisco

A man struck by a car along the Great Highway in San Francisco Wednesday night is hospitalized with life threatening injuries, a Fire Department official said.

05/15/2014

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

School Bus

San Francisco Students Shaken Up After School Bus Veers Onto Sidewalk

A group of students was shaken up and is being treated for complaints of pain after a minor school bus accident in San Francisco’s Bayview District Thursday, a police spokeswoman said.

05/09/2014

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Investigators Report San Francisco Mission Bay Fire Was Accidental, Likely Caused By Welding

A fire investigation report released Tuesday gave more details about the cause of a five-alarm fire at an under-construction apartment building in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood in March.

05/07/2014

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

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San Francisco Crews Put Down 3 Small Fires Within Minutes Of Each Other

Firefighters in San Francisco were busy Friday morning, responding to three different fires within 20 minutes of each other.

04/25/2014

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