San Francisco Fire Department

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Fire officials seek budget boost, highlight cost of ambulance subsidies

The Fire Commission is defying a Mayor’s Office directive to cut its…

 

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UPDATE: Flow of gas stopped, evacuations lifted after leak reported near Alamo Square

Evacuations have been lifted and the flow of gas stopped near San…

 

UPDATE: Gas leak that triggered evacuations in Inner Sunset resolved

Residents in San Francisco’s Inner Sunset neighborhood were briefly evacuated Friday morning…

 

The San Francisco firefighters union is asking mayoral candidates to support fire department veto power over street safety projects. (File art/S.F.Examiner)

Firefighters union asks mayoral candidates for veto power over bike lanes, pedestrian safety projects

Firefighters want their department to wield veto power over Vision Zero street…

The San Francisco firefighters union is asking mayoral candidates to support fire department veto power over street safety projects. (File art/S.F.Examiner)
Crews battle a two-alarm fire at a Victorian home on Prospect Street in San Francisco's Bernal Heights district Friday, September 23, 2016. (Photo courtesy SFFD)

UPDATE: Firefighter injured battling two-alarm blaze in Bernal Heights

A San Francisco firefighter suffered moderate injuries when a portion of a…

Crews battle a two-alarm fire at a Victorian home on Prospect Street in San Francisco's Bernal Heights district Friday, September 23, 2016. (Photo courtesy SFFD)
A wildfire in Kern County near Lake Isabella is only 5 percent contained. (Courtesy twitter.com/kerncountyfire)

San Francisco Fire Department lends help for Lake Isabella blaze

San Francisco has lent its support for nearly a week in working…

A wildfire in Kern County near Lake Isabella is only 5 percent contained. (Courtesy twitter.com/kerncountyfire)
James Novello (Photo courtesy SFPD)

New charges filed against SF paramedic arrested in Excelsior explosion

New charges were filed Tuesday against a San Francisco Fire Department paramedic…

James Novello (Photo courtesy SFPD)
James Novello (Photo courtesy SFPD)

UPDATE: SF paramedic arrested on explosives charges ordered into rehab

A San Francisco paramedic accused of setting off an explosive outside a…

James Novello (Photo courtesy SFPD)
Many people were sickened by candy at a quinceanera on Saturday night in the Mission. (Courtesy Bryan Carmody)

Three children in intensive care unit as 19 people fall ill at quinceanera

Gummy candy containing an unknown substance may be to blame for the…

Many people were sickened by candy at a quinceanera on Saturday night in the Mission. (Courtesy Bryan Carmody)
Firefighters work to rescue a dog and its owner from a cliff near Fort Funston in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, July 4, 2016. (Photo Courtesy SFFD/Twitter)

Woman and dog rescued from cliff at Fort Funston

Firefighters rescued a woman and a dog Monday evening after they became…

Firefighters work to rescue a dog and its owner from a cliff near Fort Funston in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, July 4, 2016. (Photo Courtesy SFFD/Twitter)

SFPD investigates string of weekend fires

Six separate fires across San Francisco over the weekend left cars torched,…

Hipolito Paul Miranda finds himself a cot to sleep in the Salvation Army after his home was destroyed by fire.  (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)

Displaced Bernal Heights residents take stock after the smoke clears

Tavey Soy, 23, thought the burning smell was a barbecue down the…

Hipolito Paul Miranda finds himself a cot to sleep in the Salvation Army after his home was destroyed by fire.  (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)
Police detained a suspect who stole an ambulance and crashed on Treasure Island on Tuesday Morning. (Courtesy SFFD via Twitter)

UPDATE: Treasure Island off-ramp reopens after suspect crashes stolen ambulance

The eastbound off-ramp to Treasure Island on the Bay Bridge has reopened…

Police detained a suspect who stole an ambulance and crashed on Treasure Island on Tuesday Morning. (Courtesy SFFD via Twitter)
Crews work the scene of a house fire that sent one person to the hospital on Cora Street in San Francisco's Visitation Valley neighborhood Tuesday, May 31, 2016. (Photo Courtesy SFFD/Twitter)

Man burned in Visitacion Valley house fire remains in critical condition

A 77-year-old man who suffered third-degree burns in a Visitacion Valley house…

Crews work the scene of a house fire that sent one person to the hospital on Cora Street in San Francisco's Visitation Valley neighborhood Tuesday, May 31, 2016. (Photo Courtesy SFFD/Twitter)

Two victims rescued from SF waters in separate incidents

Firefighters rescued two people from the waters around San Francisco in separate…

One person died after a two-car accident along The Embarcadero Wednesday, April 27, 2016. (Photo courtesy SFFD)

UPDATE: One dead in afternoon crash on The Embarcadero

Police said at least one person has died in a two-vehicle collision…

One person died after a two-car accident along The Embarcadero Wednesday, April 27, 2016. (Photo courtesy SFFD)

One-alarm blaze reported at site of last year’s fatal fire in the Mission

Firefighters battled a one-alarm structure fire in San Francisco's Mission district Monday…

Crews work the scene after a three-alarm fire damaged two buildings at 17th and Guerrero streets in San Francisco's Mission District Thursday, April 21, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

UPDATE: Two buildings damaged in Mission Dolores fire

Two residential buildings were damaged in a three-alarm blaze in the Mission…

Crews work the scene after a three-alarm fire damaged two buildings at 17th and Guerrero streets in San Francisco's Mission District Thursday, April 21, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Ocean Beach on Saturday, April 16, 2016. (Courtesy Bryan Carmody)

Family, friends grapple with loss of teens swept out to sea at Ocean Beach

Two Vallejo teens who were swept out to sea at San Francisco's…

Ocean Beach on Saturday, April 16, 2016. (Courtesy Bryan Carmody)
Ocean Beach on Saturday, April 16, 2016. (Courtesy Bryan Carmody)

Emergency personnel search for missing teens off Ocean Beach

Emergency personnel were searching for two 17-year-old boys reported missing in the…

Ocean Beach on Saturday, April 16, 2016. (Courtesy Bryan Carmody)