Gov't Agencies Boost Efforts to Stop Wildland Firefighter SuicidesFederal officials are stepping up efforts to help firefighters dealing with trauma and other issues after noticing an increase in wildland firefighter suicides in recent years.
Sunnyvale 1st Responders Lift Up Fallen Man By Building New Wheelchair RampSunnyvale firefighters responded to a home for an injury fall that needed assistance and noticed the victim's aging wheelchair ramp. They built him a new ramp the same day.
Alameda Co. Supes Approve Sweeping Changes To Urban Shield ProgramThe Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted 4-0 at the end of a five-hour meeting on Tuesday to accept most of a committee’s recommendations to make sweeping changes to its “Urban Shield” first-responder training exercise.
CA First Responders Fight 'Frequent Flier' Abuse Of Emergency ServicesFirst responders in California are trying to tackle a crisis that impacts emergency crews across the country: "Frequent fliers" who tie up the system by calling 911 hundreds of times a year.
First Responders Who Lost Homes In Camp Fire Still Report For DutyProtecting lives is their No. 1 priority. That's why they keep on working.
'Heroes Of October' Festival Honors Wine Country Wildfire RespondersPeople in Santa Rosa turned out on Sunday to honor heroes from last fall's devastating Wine Country wildfires.
East Bay First Responders Head To North Carolina To Prep For Hurricane FlorenceA team of first responders from the East Bay traveled to Raleigh, North Carolina Monday night in preparation for Hurricane Florence.
Charges Of Verizon Data Throttling During Wildfires Raises Safety ConcernsAccusations by a Bay Area fire chief against Verizon claiming the carrier put lives at risk by slowing internet speeds for crews and customers in fire zones are raising concerns of data throttling could impact the public in other emergencies.
Trump Focuses on First Responders After Florida School ShootingThe president and first lady visited Broward Health North Hospital in Florida Friday, where he saw two victims and praised the doctors and nurses for their "incredible" job but he steered clear of the debate over gun violence.
Memorials Around Bay Area Remember Victims Of 9/11First responders and others in the Bay Area on Monday were honoring their compatriots who died in the in the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center towers in New York, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and in a plane that went down in a Pennsylvania field.
KCBS Makes The ClimbStan Bunger, Patti Reising, Kevin the Rat and John Evans from KCBS are teaming up to raise money for First Responders suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Injuries in The San Francisco First Responders Stair Climb...
New Software To Clear A Green-Light Path For San Jose Emergency VehiclesAfter struggling for years with slow emergency response times, San Jose firefighters will be literally getting the green light to get there faster.
‘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.
SFO Airfield Safety Officers Receive Commendations For Response Following Asiana CrashThe five Airfield Safety Officers were honored at Tuesday's San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting.
Airfield Safety Officers Who Were First On Scene Following Asiana Airlines Plane Crash At SFO To Receive CommendationsThe Airfield Safety Officers arrived within two minutes of the initial impact of Asiana Flight 214, and nearly a minute before the first fire truck arrived on scene.