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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

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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

Flames erupt from the roof of a home on the first block of Walter St. between Duboce Ave. and 14th St. in San Francisco, April 22, 2014. (CBS)

Fire In San Francisco’s Duboce Triangle Causes $3 Million In Damage

A three-alarm fire that damaged three houses in San Francisco’s Duboce Triangle neighborhood Tuesday afternoon caused more than $3 million in damage and displaced at least 10 people, according to the fire department.

04/23/2014

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SF Honors Emergency Responders For Work At Massive Mission Bay Fire

San Francisco bestowed honors Friday on the firefighters and other emergency personnel who fought the Mission Bay blaze that destroyed a six-story apartment building under construction just south of AT&T Park.

04/18/2014

A San Francisco Fire Department fire engine. (CBS)

Grocery Store In San Francisco’s Sunset District Evacuated After Report Of Smoke

Fire crews are responding Tuesday afternoon to a report of smoke at Andronico’s Market in San Francisco’s Sunset District.

04/15/2014

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Former SF Firefighter Accused Of DUI In Deadly Rig Crash Makes Court Appearance

Michael Quinn, 43, did not enter a plea Wednesday morning on three felony charges that include DUI causing injury and driving a commercial motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content of .04 percent or higher.

04/02/2014

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Former SF Firefighter Indicted On 3 Drunk Driving Charges Related To Striking Motorcyclist

After months of legal wrangling, a San Francisco Grand Jury has formally indicted a former firefighter on three felony drunk driving charges stemming from an incident last summer.

03/31/2014

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