San Francisco Fire Department
Firefighters are a tight-knit family, and when they lose one of their own, they come together for support and comfort. That is what happened in Livermore and Pleasanton this month, when a 48-year old firefighter died from what has become an all too common work-related illness.
Fifteen veteran San Francisco firefighters will share $3.7 million awarded by a jury in their age discrimination suit against the city’s fire department.
Police were investigating a homicide in San Francisco’s Mission District early Monday morning, an emergency dispatcher said.
San Francisco firefighters who have spent the past nine days battling the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park are heading back to the Bay Area, fire officials said Friday.
The fire battalion chief who used a helmet video camera to record the events during the Asiana Airlines crash response at San Francisco International Airport may be disciplined for violating department policy.
A San Francisco Fire Department spokeswoman said officials plan to review a policy that prohibits fire fighters from recording emergency scenes without advance approval from the city’s fire chief.
San Francisco’s new $7.9 billion budget sets aside funding to hire 300 more police officers and another 120 firefighters over the next two years.
A fire rig that ran over and killed a 16-year-old Asiana Airlines crash survivor was not equipped with heat-sensing equipment that might have detected her in its path, authorities confirmed Monday.
THE SFPD said its hit-and-run unit has now taken over investigating the death of a 16-year-old girl who may have been run over by a fire vehicle following the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214.
A San Francisco police officer is among several first responders being called heroes after they worked through thick smoke and leaking jet fuel to rescue passengers on Asiana Flight 214.