San Francisco Firefighters
The state Division of Occupational Safety and Health issued several severe citations and fines of up to $21,000 to the San Francisco Fire Department last week for violations related to a fire response in June that killed two veteran members of the force.
Two San Francisco firefighters, who lost their lives battling a blaze in Diamond Heights in June, were honored posthumously in Sacramento.
There will be no cuts in fire protection in San Francisco this year, despite the city’s budget problems, but the chief said that this also means there won’t be any money to respond to unexpected emergencies.
The complexity of multiple injuries suffered by two San Francisco firefighters eventually took their lives this past week.