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Tag: San Francisco Fire Department

Bay Area Firefighters Head East to Battle King Fire

September 17, 2014 | 2:44 pm

Bay Area Firefighters Head East to Battle King Fire

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King Fire, burning close to Lake Tahoe and U.S. 50, has consumed about 18,500 acres so far.

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S.F. Fire Update: Construction Firm Disputes Charge it Removed Sprinkler Systems

September 11, 2014 | 8:39 am

S.F. Fire Update: Construction Firm Disputes Charge it Removed Sprinkler Systems

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Fire Department says lack of sprinklers caused Renoir Hotel fire to burn out of control.

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San Francisco Firefighters Battle Five-Alarm Mission District Blaze

September 4, 2014 | 6:00 pm

San Francisco Firefighters Battle Five-Alarm Mission District Blaze

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Fire burns on crowded commercial block, jamming traffic in central Mission District. Five injured.

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Mission Bay Blaze Prompts Call For Stricter Fire Safety Rules

August 18, 2014 | 8:18 am

Mission Bay Blaze Prompts Call For Stricter Fire Safety Rules

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With city in midst of building boom, officials look for ways to prevent a repeat of devastating fire.

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San Francisco Fire Department Issues Citation in Massive Mission Bay Blaze

May 9, 2014 | 2:03 pm

San Francisco Fire Department Issues Citation in Massive Mission Bay Blaze

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Penalty follows probe that found contractor may have failed to maintain a required watch on ‘hot work.’

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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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