San Francisco Firefighters Swamped With Non-Emergency Medical CallsA San Francisco firefighters are among the busiest in the country, but their emergency calls are most often not emergencies at all.
1 Dead, 6 Hurt, Dozens Displaced In 4-Alarm Fire At Apartment Complex In SF's Mission DistrictSan Francisco firefighters battled a four-alarm fire at an apartment complex in the Mission District Wednesday evening that took almost eight hours to contain leaving one man dead and six others injured, including one firefighter.
‘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.
San Francisco Fire Commission Meets Behind Closed Doors To Discuss Embattled Chief’s Job Performance 150 firefighters gave the San Francisco Fire Chief a vote of no-confidence regarding her job performance in a closed-door meeting Thursday night.
San Francisco Fire Chief Has No Plans To Step Down Despite Calls For ResignationSan Francisco's fire chief spoke publicly for the first time Thursday about the recent calls for her resignation by a coalition of rank and file organizations and said she has no plans to step down.
Second Letter Sent To Mayor Lee Asking For San Francisco Fire Chief’s Removal The San Francisco Fire Chiefs Association has joined rank and file groups in calling for the removal of Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White and now they're pressuring Mayor Ed Lee to react.
Phil Matier: San Francisco Firefighters Want Chief Joanne Hayes-White ReplacedOrganizations representing rank-and-file firefighters in San Francisco are calling on the Mayor Ed Lee to replace Fire Chief Joanne Hayes White and get some new ideas in the department to deal with a crisis in public safety.
San Francisco’s New $3.4 Million Emergency Dispatch System Dealing With GlitchesFirst responders in San Francisco are dealing with a crucial communications breakdown. KPIX 5 has learned the city’s brand new emergency dispatch system is full of glitches.
San Francisco Supervisor Wants Narrower Streets For Pedestrian Safety, Fire Chief Slams IdeaThere’s only so much available room on San Francisco’s streets, and it seems to be shrinking daily. As a result, a turf war is brewing between those worried about pedestrian safety and those worried about fire safety.
Over 100 Gather In SF To Commemorate 1906 Earthquake; 2 Living Survivors Absent Although no survivors were present, a crowd of about 150 people marked the 108th anniversary of the great San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906 early Friday morning at Lotta's fountain on Market Street.
1906 Earthquake Survivor Marks 108th Birthday, Gets Visit From SFPD ChiefSan Francisco’s fire chief made a special lunch stop in Greenbrae Friday to visit one of the two known 1906 San Francisco earthquake survivors after he turned 108 years old earlier this week.
KCBS In Depth: SFFD Chief Joanne Hayes-White On Asiana Crash & More San Francisco Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White speaks about the rescue effort of Asiana Flight 214, which crash landed at SFO International Airport this past July and what kind of improvements are being discussed in her department.
SFFD Chiefs Face Possible Suspension Over Alleged Firefighter DUI CrashFive San Francisco firefighters—including two assistant chiefs—await a decision on whether or not they'll be suspended in connection with a traffic incident this past June in the SoMa area involving a ladder truck that left a motorcyclist seriously hurt.
Asiana Flight Attendant Lauded As 'Hero' In Dramatic Crash EvacuationSan Francisco fire chief Joanne Hayes-White is praising Asiana Flight 214 cabin manager Lee Yoon-hye, apparently the last person to leave the burning plane after it crash landed Saturday at San Francisco International Airport.
SF Officials Tour Mission District, Look To Avoid Super Bowl ViolenceSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee toured the Mission District Wednesday in advance of Sunday’s Super Bowl where 49ers fans are expected to congregate as they did for the Giants playoff run last fall.