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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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Lapses Found In San Francisco Emergency Water System

Report: S.F. voters have approved millions of dollars in bond money for an elaborate emergency water system, but the city has failed to spend it properly.

03/30/2014

Crews began tearing down a massive fire-damaged structure in Mission Bay on March 12, 2014. (CBS)

Investigators: Daunting Task To Find Cause Of San Francisco Mission Bay Fire

San Francisco fire crews were on scene Thursday at the site of Tuesday’s massive apartment-complex fire in Mission Bay as they attempt to stabilize what’s left of the structure so arson investigators can get inside.

03/13/2014

A viewer submitted this photo of flames and smoke from a fire in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood on March 11, 2014. (Duncan Leitch)

Welding Possible Cause Of San Francisco Mission Bay Fire

Fire investigators on Wednesday were looking into whether welding work was to blame for a massive blaze that barreled through an apartment building construction site, threatening nearby structures and prompting evacuations as firefighters worked to prevent its spread through a San Francisco neighborhood.

03/12/2014

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