San Francisco Fire Department

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

Pier 52 (Holly Quan/CBS)

Boat Crash Along Waterfront In San Francisco’s Mission Bay Neighborhood Leaves 1 Man Dead

Police 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.

10/08/2014

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

Earthquake Sensors in Northern California

KCBS In Depth: Earthquake Early-Warning Technology And Emergency Preparedness

KCBS’ 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).

09/15/2014

Firefighter Graphic

Fire Crews Put Out 1-Alarm Blaze In San Francisco’s Tenderloin: One Firefighter Injured

San Francisco fire crews contained a one-alarm fire at a restaurant in the Tenderloin neighborhood on Tuesday morning, an emergency dispatcher said.

09/02/2014

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

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