An early morning fire that broke out on Lapidge Street between 18th and 19th streets in the Mission district Tuesday left one man with burns to his lower body.
A roofing company worker was apparently using hot tar to attach flashing above the front door when some wood on the exterior of the building caught fire, Fire Department Battalion Chief Kirk Richardson said. The 50-year-old man was treated at the scene and released. Read More
A four-alarm fire that caused $2.4 million in damage to San Francisco’s Pier 29 last month was apparently caused by welders doing work in the building, a Fire Department spokeswoman said Monday.
The fire was reported about 1:50 p.m. June 20 at the two-story waterfront building at the intersection of The Embarcadero and Sansome and Chestnut streets. Read More
One person was killed and two others were injured Wednesday morning after a two-alarm fire broke out at an apartment building in The City’s Western Addition neighborhood.
The fire originated on the second floor of the Laguna Heights Cooperative at 65 Cleary Court near Laguna Street. Read More
Two teenagers reportedly set fire to a Muni bus shelter map in Visitacion Valley on Monday night, police said.
A witness told police she saw the teens in the bus shelter at San Bruno Avenue and Mansell Street about 9:30 p.m.
After the youths left, police said, she saw that the map in the shelter was on fire.
The Fire Department responded and extinguished the blaze, police said, but the teens have not been found. Read More
A man's body that was found in the water along San Francisco's Embarcadero has been identified as that of Los Angeles Dodgers fan Victor Murillo, 27, who went missing after a baseball game last week.
The San Francisco medical examiner's office confirmed the man's identity, and said an investigation into the cause of death isunder way.
Murillo went missing near Pier 32 the night of June 25 after watching the San Francisco Giants play the Dodgers. Read More
Friends of a Los Angeles Dodgers fan who may have fallen into the water at San Francisco's Pier 30-32 Monday after a baseball game are organizing a search effort to find him.
Victor Murillo, a 27-year-old correctional officer who works in Vacaville, was last seen on Pier 30-32 just off the Embarcadero at Bryant Street on Monday around 10:30 p.m. Read More
An accidental fire caused more than $2 million in damage to one of San Francisco’s historic waterfront pier buildings, but the blaze did not affect the structural integrity of a space that’s expected to be used by the America’s Cup.
Pier 29 went up in flames Wednesday afternoon. It took firefighters about two hours to contain the blaze. There were no injuries, and damage is estimated at $2.37 million. Read More
A two-alarm fire caused an estimated $200,000 in damage to a former police station in San Francisco's Dogpatch neighborhood on Tuesday, a fire department spokeswoman said.
The fire was reported at 1:06 p.m. at 2300 Third St., located on the southwest corner of Third and 20th streets.
The blaze was extinguished in about an hour and did not injure any firefighters or civilians, fire spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge said Wednesday. Read More