A two-alarm fire that burned between two buildings in San Francisco’s Western Addition neighborhood early this morning appears to have been accidental, a deputy fire chief said.The fire was reported at 12:58 a.m. between two residential buildings at 1127 Elm St. and 1580 Golden Gate Ave., Deputy Fire Chief Pat Gardner said. Elm Street is an alleyway between Golden Gate Avenue and Turk Street. Read More
One person was displaced by a two-alarm fire near San Francisco’s Alamo Square on Tuesday morning, a fire dispatcher said.The blaze was reported at 1127 Elm St. at 12:58 a.m. and firefighters had the fire under control by 1:37 a.m., the dispatcher said.No one was injured and the American Red Cross was contacted to assist the displaced resident with temporary housing.The cause of the fire is under investigation. Read More
BART trains were briefly delayed Sunday morning following reports of a fire in the Transbay Tube, but transit officials found no evidence of such a blaze and have now resumed regular service through the tunnel.
Spokesman Linton Johnson said that a BART operator saw what he thought was a fire on the side of the trackway going to San Francisco at about 8:45 a.m. Read More
Nine rings of a bell — the chaplain’s call — echoed through somber space at St. Mary’s Cathedral on Friday as thousands gathered to honor the lives of two San Francisco firefighters who died last week battling a blaze in Diamond Heights.
The caskets of Lt. Vincent Perez, 48, and firefighter-paramedic Anthony Valerio, 53, were placed beside each other at the altar, where they were covered in a white cloth, topped with helmets from Engine Company 26. Read More
Thousands of firefighters from San Francisco and around the nation will attend the funeral of Anthony Valerio and Vincent Perez. Read More
Thousands gathered in San Francisco for the funeral of Anthony Valerio and Vincent Perez, the two firefighters who died from injuries sustained while fighting a house fire in the Diamond Heights neighborhood. Read More
Muni passengers should be advised of scheduling changes and route closures due to today’s funeral ceremonies for two fallen San Francisco firefighters. Read More
Hundreds of firefighters in dress blues shivered in the cold wind Thursday evening outside St. Mary’s Cathedral to pay respects to two of their own who had fallen in the line of duty. Read More
Hundreds of colleagues, friends and family members attended a vigil and rosary at Saint Mary’s Cathedral Thursday to pay respects to two fallen members of the San Francisco Fire Department. Read More
What looked like a good contract deal for transit workers and Muni management from the outside turned out to be a landslide failure once it went up for a rank-and-file vote. Read More