Menlo Park Fire Protection District Celebrates 100th AnniversaryFirefighters in Menlo Park will be wearing special badges this year to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District.
Oakland Firefighters Receive PETA Accolades After Saving DogOakland firefighters are receiving accolades from the group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals after rescuing a dog from inside a burning home last week, PETA officials announced.
Fire Tears Through Home In San Francisco Ingleside DistrictSan Francisco firefighters were looking for two people reported possibly in a lower-rear unit in a residential fire at 1100 Plymouth Ave. in the city's Ingleside neighborhood Monday morning.
Baby Can't Wait; South San Francisco Mother Gives Birth Inside Ambulance On Way To HospitalA South San Francisco fire captain went above and beyond the call of duty by delivering a baby while inside an ambulance on the way to the hospital early Wednesday morning.
San Francisco’s Fire Chief Contemplating Top Firefighter Job In LondonFire Chief Joanne Hayes-White says she is considering applying for the top job in London.
Massive Mission District Fire That Killed 1 Person May Have Been ElectricalThe San Francisco Fire Department has determined that a major apartment fire in San Francisco's Mission District in January that claimed the life of one man was not intentionally set and may have been the result of an electrical fault
SF Firefighter Files Harassment, Discrimination Claim Against Managers And Colleagues After Testing Positive For HIVA San Francisco firefighter has filed a legal claim alleging that colleagues and managers harassed and discriminated against him after learning he had tested positive for HIV.
Berkeley Bans Use Of Drones By Police, But Authorizes Fire Department For Disaster ResponseThe Berkeley City Council has voted to impose a one-year moratorium on the use of drones by the city’s Police Department but authorized the fire department to use them for disaster response purposes.
Investigators Look Into Reports Of Faulty Fire Alarms, Escape Ladders In Deadly SF Mission District FireSan Francisco firefighters remain on the scene this morning of a four-alarm fire that killed one man and all but destroyed a Mission District building housing dozens of apartments and businesses Wednesday evening, fire officials said.
San Jose Construction Crew Hits Gas Line; Leak Forces Businesses To EvacuateA dozen businesses in San Jose were evacuated Tuesday afternoon because of a gas leak caused when a construction crew hit a high-pressure gas line, according to the San Jose Fire Department.
22 New San Jose Firefighters Graduate, But How Long Will They Stay On The Job?22 new firefighters will be added to the San Jose Fire Department on Tuesday. The good news is that the new recruits are sorely needed on the short-staffed department, but it’s uncertain how long they’ll stick around.
Mystery Body Found Floating In San Francisco's Lake MercedFirefighters on a training exercise made a grim discovery in San Francisco at Lake Merced, Saturday afternoon.
‘We Care Bears Project’ Comforts Kids With Stuffed Animals In Scary SituationsA 12-year-old girl made a special delivery of stuffed animals to San Francisco’s fire department on Tuesday as part of her “We Care Bears Project”, a non-profit that comforts kids in emergency situations.
2 Downed Power Poles, Transformer Damage 3 Mobile Homes In South San JoseTwo power poles came down on two different mobile homes in South San Jose Monday morning. In addition, a transformer damaged a third mobile home, but everyone escaped injury according to the fire department.
2 Pulled From San Francisco Bay By Fire Department In Separate IncidentsThe San Francisco Fire Department pulled two people from the San Francisco Bay Wednesday, according to a spokeswoman.