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San Francisco Fire Department

Image from a firefighter's helmet cam shows Asiana Airlines Flight 214 burning following a crash landing at San Francisco International Airport, July 6, 2013. (San Francisco Fire Dept.)

Policy Banning San Francisco Firefighters From Wearing Helmet Cameras Under Review

Ever since footage emerged from a San Francisco firefighters’ helmet of a truck running over a Asiana Airlines crash victim in July 2013, firefighters on the department have been banned from wearing the cameras. That policy is now under review.

08/05/2014

A San Francisco Fire Department fire engine. (CBS)

Firefighters Detain Carjacking Suspect After Smash-Ups Near SF City Hall

A fire engine crew detained a suspected carjacker who hit several vehicles while driving from Market Street to near City Hall in San Francisco this morning, a fire spokeswoman said.

07/30/2014

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

Crash Scene

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

missionbayfire

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

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