Vincent Perez

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Firefighters Mourn Firefighters Killed 3-Years Ago In Diamond Heights Fire

Monday marked the somber three-year anniversary of a fire that led to two firefighter deaths in San Francisco’s Diamond Heights neighborhood.


(L-R) Lt. Vincent Perez, Anthony Valerio (SFFD)

SFFD Cited For Errors In Blaze That Killed 2 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.


(L-R) Lt. Vincent Perez, Anthony Valerio (SFFD)

Fallen San Francisco Firefighters Honored In Sacramento

Two San Francisco firefighters, who lost their lives battling a blaze in Diamond Heights in June, were honored posthumously in Sacramento.


(L-R) Lt. Vincent Perez, Anthony Valerio (SFFD)

Thousands To Attend SF Firefighters’ Funeral; Streets, I-280 To Be Closed

Firefighters from around the state will converge on San Francisco on Friday to attend the funeral service for two firemen who died after fighting a blaze in the city’s Diamond Heights neighborhood last week.

CBS San Francisco–06/09/2011

San Francisco Firefighters surround the scene of a fatal fire on Berkeley Way (Susan Bertson)

Electrical Accident Caused Blaze That Killed 2 San Francisco Firefighters

Investigators have determined the cause of a house fire that killed two San Francisco firefighters was accidental in nature.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/09/2011

Coit Tower

San Francisco Coit Tower To Be Illuminated In Honor Of Fallen Firefighters

San Francisco’s Coit Tower will be lit up in red this week to honor two firefighters who died after battling a fire in the city’s Diamond Heights neighborhood on Thursday.

CBS San Francisco–06/07/2011

An injured firefighter is pulled from the damaged home on Berkeley Way. (Susan Bertson)

Funeral Services Planned For Fallen San Francisco Firefighters

Funeral services will be held in San Francisco on Friday for two firefighters who died in the line of duty fighting a Diamond Heights house fire on Thursday, according to the fire department.


Rescuers pull an injured firefighter from the fire scene on Berkeley Way in San Francisco. (Photo by Patty Stanton)

Trauma Surgeon Describes SF Firefighters’ Injuries

The complexity of multiple injuries suffered by two San Francisco firefighters eventually took their lives this past week.


Rescuers attend to injured firefighters at the Diamond Heights fire scene. (Susan Bertson)

San Francisco Firefighter Remains Critical; Fallen Colleague Mourned

A San Francisco firefighter is struggling for his life on a ventilator at San Francisco General Hospital after battling a near fatal blaze that claimed one of his colleagues.