San Francisco Fire Department
The body of Charles “Charlie” Dowd, 69, was spotted by a railway worker in Haigler, Neb., an area between Fort Morgan, Colo. and McCook, Neb., according to a statement by family members.
The family of a retired California firefighter who disappeared from an Amtrak train said it now appears that he may have fallen from the train somewhere in eastern Colorado or western Nebraska.
Five days after Charles Dowd, a 69-year-old San Mateo man, went missing from an Amtrak train headed from the Bay Area to Chicago, family members continue to be hopeful that he will be found safe.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday presented San Francisco firefighter William Mulkeen with the Medal of Valor for his heroics on Jan. 1, 2011, saving an elderly couple from a fire in the city’s Chinatown neighborhood.
Following a four-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Portola neighborhood that injured a construction worker who had hit a gas line, PG&E and fire officials met to review response to the resulting blaze.
A memorial service was held in San Francisco’s Diamond Height’s neighborhood to mark the one-year anniversary of two firefighters killed in the line of duty.
The City of San Francisco is launching a long-term program aimed at putting more firefighters and police officers on the streets, with the ultimate goals of making the city safer, replacing retirees and cutting down on overtime.
Another high-ranking San Francisco official looks to be in hot water as a judge has ordered the city to start garnering more than $3,000 a month from the paycheck of Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White.
The San Francisco Fire Department is battling a four-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Mission District. The fire started in a multi-story apartment building at the corner of Duboce and Valencia streets.
An elderly man was critically injured crossing the street near the intersection of Castro and Market after a bicyclist ran a red light, San Francisco police said.