Flames and smoke are the visible threat but cancer is a silent killer that is claiming the lives of firefighters.
Police were investigating a homicide in San Francisco’s Mission District early Monday morning, an emergency dispatcher said.
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.
The San Francisco Fire Department doused a fire that erupted on a tour bus with passengers aboard shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday, a few blocks north of the Financial District.
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.
Everyday people became heroes on July 6, 2013: the day Asiana Flight 214 crash landed at San Francisco International Airport. In the teeth of a tragedy, these individuals set aside their fears to rescue others, save lives, and prevent a catastrophe.
The San Francisco Fire Department has lost a $7.8 million federal grant for the first new fireboat in 50 years because it didn’t spend the money in time.
San Francisco’s female firefighters, exposed to carcinogens and other chemicals while on the job, are disproportionately diagnosed for breast cancer. Now, the city is hoping to conduct the first study in the nation to find out why.
Firefighters extinguished a two-alarm fire that burned in an apartment building in the city’s Tenderloin neighborhood Sunday morning.
A small electrical fire that started in the basement at San Francisco City Hall was quickly put out Tuesday night causing minor damage and no injuries, fire officials said.