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San Francisco Firefighters Mopping Up Massive Mission Bay Blaze

March 12, 2014 | 9:10 am

San Francisco Firefighters Mopping Up Massive Mission Bay Blaze

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Five-alarm blaze guts sprawling apartment complex under construction near UCSF campus and AT&T Park.

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San Francisco Firefighter Files Claim Against City Over Asiana Incident

January 28, 2014 | 8:37 am

San Francisco Firefighter Files Claim Against City Over Asiana Incident

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She accuses Fire Department supervisors of discrimination because she is African American and a lesbian.

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Parents of SFO Crash Victim File Legal Claim Against San Francisco

January 10, 2014 | 9:53 am

Parents of SFO Crash Victim File Legal Claim Against San Francisco

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Emergency responders are accused of failing to protect teen run over by fire vehicles after crash.

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San Francisco Firefighters Rack Up Overtime

April 25, 2013 | 10:17 am

San Francisco Firefighters Rack Up Overtime

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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 […]

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June 13, 2011 | 12:05 pm

Video: Ed Lee, Relatives of Fallen Firefighters Pay Tribute at Funeral

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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 […]

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June 10, 2011 | 12:17 pm

San Francisco Firefighters Memorial

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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 […]

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June 4, 2011 | 12:15 pm

Second San Francisco Firefighter Dies

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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, […]

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