I’ve heard from folks around town that the hospitals that border Pac Heights have a strict “no siren” policy, because of conditional use permits (or something) from the City. Is that really true? I live in the Western Addition and hear ambulances all night driving to UCSF Davies, even on empty vacant streets.
No, it’s not true. “Anytime we are transporting or responding to an incident, sirens are required,” said Mindy Talmadge,The SF Fire Department’s public information officer, “regardless of the neighborhood.”
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