San Francisco Fire Department

Potrero Hill House Fire On Christmas Caused More Than $1.3 Million In DamageA 3-alarm fire that burned at 2 homes in San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood on Christmas Day caused more than $1.3 million in damage and killed two cats.
3-Alarm Fire Burns Home In San Francisco's Potrero Hill NeighborhoodA three-alarm fire burned one home and damaged two adjacent structures Thursday morning in San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood.
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.
Boat Crash Along Waterfront In San Francisco’s Mission Bay Neighborhood Leaves 1 Man DeadPolice are investigating a boat crash that happened early Wednesday morning along a pier in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood that left one man dead.
Phil Matier: San Francisco Firefighters Want Chief Joanne Hayes-White ReplacedOrganizations 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.
KCBS In Depth: Earthquake Early-Warning Technology And Emergency PreparednessKCBS’ In Depth co-hosts Jeff Bell and Ed Cavagnaro speak with Dr. Richard Allen, director of the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, which received a 5-second warning before the first waves of the Napa quake rolled through. They also talk with Lt. Erica Arteseros, coordinator for the San Francisco Fire Department's Neighborhood Emergency Response Team (NERT).
Fire Crews Put Out 1-Alarm Blaze In San Francisco's Tenderloin: One Firefighter InjuredSan Francisco fire crews contained a one-alarm fire at a restaurant in the Tenderloin neighborhood on Tuesday morning, an emergency dispatcher said.
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.
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.
'Hazmat Situation' In San Francisco's Richmond District; 1 Person Dead And Neighbors EvacuatedSan 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.
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.
San Francisco Fire Department Suspends 2 Assistant Chiefs After Alleged DUI CollisionThe 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.