Tag: San Francisco Fire Department
With city in midst of building boom, officials look for ways to prevent a repeat of devastating fire.
Penalty follows probe that found contractor may have failed to maintain a required watch on ‘hot work.’
Five-alarm blaze guts sprawling apartment complex under construction near UCSF campus and AT&T Park.
She accuses Fire Department supervisors of discrimination because she is African American and a lesbian.
Emergency responders are accused of failing to protect teen run over by fire vehicles after crash.
Some San Francisco firefighters are raking in six-figure overtime paychecks because of staffing shortages that have department managers scheduling numerous extra shifts. The San Francisco Chronicle points to a lieutenant at Station 39 on Portola Avenue who collected $221,000 in overtime last year, raising his total salary to $363,000: If you’re looking for a poster […]
An estimated 5,000 firefighters from around the country flocked to St. Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco on Friday to pay tribute to Lt. Vincent Perez and firefighter/paramedic Anthony Valerio, who died from injuries sustained in a Diamond Heights house fire on June 2nd. The deaths represented the first time a San Francisco firefighter had been […]
A memorial for the two firefighters killed in a San Francisco fire last week is scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m. Mayor Ed Lee and others are scheduled to speak. Lieutenant Vince Perez, 48, and firefighter Anthony Valerio, 53, died from injuries sustained responding to a house fire in Diamond Heights. The deaths represent the […]
From the Chronicle: A second San Francisco firefighter died early this morning, victim of a deadly house fire in San Francisco’s Diamond Heights neighborhood. Anthony “Tony” Valerio, a 53-year-old firefighter and paramedic critically injured in the Thursday blaze, died at San Francisco General Hospital at about 7:40 a.m., city officials said. Full article On Thursday, […]