Public Officials Celebrate Opening of State-of-the-Art Public Safety Building in Mission Bay

Public Officials Celebrate Opening of State-of-the-Art Public Safety Building in Mission Bay

San Francisco police officers gathered with some of the city’s highest-ranking public officials today for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the newly constructed Public Safety Building…

Firefighter Suffers Medical Problem at Training Facility

Firefighter Suffers Medical Problem at Training Facility

A San Francisco firefighter was hospitalized after suffering an unspecified medical problem at a fire department training facility this morning, fire officials said. The firefighter…

Fire Crews Douse Small Electrical Fire at Church

Fire Crews Douse Small Electrical Fire at Church

Arson investigators were called as a precautionary measure to the scene of a small electrical fire at a more than 100-year-old church in San Francisco’s…

Two-Alarm Mission Fire Displaces 10 Residents, Causes More Than $650K in Damages

Two-Alarm Mission Fire Displaces 10 Residents, Causes More Than $650K in Damages

Ten San Francisco residents were displaced on Wednesday when a two-alarm fire at a Mission District apartment building caused over $650,000 in damages, a fire…

Two-Alarm Fire in Mission District May Have Started in Dryer

Two-Alarm Fire in Mission District May Have Started in Dryer

Firefighters have extinguished a two-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Mission District this afternoon, a fire spokeswoman said. The blaze in the 500 block of Bartlett…

Firefighter Suffers Head Injury After Falling Down in North Beach Restaurant Fire

Firefighter Suffers Head Injury After Falling Down in North Beach Restaurant Fire

A firefighter was injured at the scene of a restaurant fire in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood this afternoon, according to fire officials. The incident…

Body Found in Debris-Filled Inner Richmond Home

Body Found in Debris-Filled Inner Richmond Home

San Francisco firefighters equipped with oxygen tanks recovered a body from a debris-filled home in San Francisco’s Richmond District on Saturday, four days after an…

Man Killed in North Beach Apartment Fire Identified

Man Killed in North Beach Apartment Fire Identified

A man who died in an apartment fire in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood on Thursday night has been identified by the medical examiner’s office…

Man Killed in North Beach Apartment Fire

Man Killed in North Beach Apartment Fire

An elderly man died in an apartment fire in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood Thursday night, according to the San Francisco Fire Department. Firefighters responded…

Two-Alarm Residential Fire Extinguished in Bayview

Two-Alarm Residential Fire Extinguished in Bayview

Firefighters extinguished a two-alarm residential fire that spread to a second building in San Francisco’s Bayview District this afternoon, a fire spokeswoman said. The fire…

Mission Apartment Fire Unintentional, May Have Been Caused by Electrical Failure

Mission Apartment Fire Unintentional, May Have Been Caused by Electrical Failure

The San Francisco Fire Department has determined that a major apartment fire in San Francisco’s Mission District in January that claimed the life of one…

SFFD Extinguish One-Alarm Fire at Pacific Heights Home

SFFD Extinguish One-Alarm Fire at Pacific Heights Home

Firefighters have extinguished a one-alarm fire at a residence in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood this afternoon, according to a fire dispatcher. Fire crews responded…

Investigators Trying to Determine Whether Fatal Camper Van Fire Was Arson

Investigators Trying to Determine Whether Fatal Camper Van Fire Was Arson

Investigators are still determining the cause of a camper van fire in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood Thursday and whether someone set the fire intentionally, police…

Judge Throws Out Charges in Ex-Firefighter DUI Case, Civil Case Still Pending

Judge Throws Out Charges in Ex-Firefighter DUI Case, Civil Case Still Pending

A San Francisco Superior Court judge has thrown out criminal charges against a former San Francisco firefighter who struck a motorcyclist while driving a fire…

Teenager Killed in Mission District Fire Identified

Teenager Killed in Mission District Fire Identified

A 13-year-old girl who died of injuries suffered in an apartment fire in San Francisco’s Mission District earlier this month has been identified, according to…

Two People, Dog Rescued From Cliff at Fort Funston

Two People, Dog Rescued From Cliff at Fort Funston

Two adults and a dog that were stranded on a cliff at a national park near San Francisco’s Lakeshore neighborhood this evening have been rescued,…

One Injured in Excelsior Structure Fire

One Injured in Excelsior Structure Fire

A person who was injured in a fire early this morning at an unfurnished residence in San Francisco’s Excelsior neighborhood appears to have suffered injuries…

Former Undercover Officer Sentenced to Three Years, Three Months for Thefts From Drug Suspects

Former Undercover Officer Sentenced to Three Years, Three Months for Thefts From Drug Suspects

A former San Francisco undercover police officer who stole money and property seized during drug searches in 2009 was sentenced in federal court today to…

SFFD Extinguishes Small Blaze Near Union Square

SFFD Extinguishes Small Blaze Near Union Square

Firefighters extinguished a small fire outside a hotel near San Francisco’s Union Square early this morning. Rodel Jardeleza, a manager at the Park Hotel, located…

Person Hit by Train, Killed in Civic Center Station

Person Hit by Train, Killed in Civic Center Station

San Francisco’s Civic Center BART station has reopened this afternoon about two hours after a person was killed by apparently jumping in front of a…

Father Hurt in Mission Apartment Fire Succumbs to Injuries

Father Hurt in Mission Apartment Fire Succumbs to Injuries

A 38-year-old father who was injured in a fire in San Francisco’s Mission District last week succumbed to his injuries over the weekend, according to…

SFFD Respond to Bayview Car Fire

SFFD Respond to Bayview Car Fire

Firefighters are responding to a report of a car fire this evening in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood, according to a dispatcher. The dispatcher said fire…

Church Fire Witness Reports Seeing Arsonist Feeding Flames

Church Fire Witness Reports Seeing Arsonist Feeding Flames

A witness told police they saw a suspect feeding a church fire in San Francisco’s Oceanview neighborhood Thursday night, fire officials said. The one-alarm fire…

Five Injured in Mission District Fire

Five Injured in Mission District Fire

A two-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Mission District early this morning has left a mother, father and three children in hospitals with life-threatening injuries, a…

Fire Truck Strikes, Critically Injures Bicyclist

Fire Truck Strikes, Critically Injures Bicyclist

A bicyclist suffered critical injuries after a fire truck struck him early this morning in the city’s Downtown/Civic Center neighborhood, according to the chief of…

Firefighters Rescue Teen From Cliff at Painted Rock

Firefighters Rescue Teen From Cliff at Painted Rock

San Francisco firefighters rescued a 17-year-old off a cliff near China Beach this afternoon, a San Francisco Fire Department spokeswoman said. The first report of…

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle in Corona Heights

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle in Corona Heights

A vehicle struck a female pedestrian in San Francisco’s Corona Heights neighborhood this afternoon, according to a fire department spokeswoman. The vehicle struck the pedestrian…

SFFD Contains One-Alarm Fire in Portola Neighborhood

SFFD Contains One-Alarm Fire in Portola Neighborhood

Firefighters in San Francisco have contained a one-alarm fire in the Portola neighborhood this morning, a dispatcher with the San Francisco Fire Department said. The…

Residents Safely Escape Lake Street House Fire

Residents Safely Escape Lake Street House Fire

A resident safely escaped a house fire that has been brought under control this morning in San Francisco’s Lake Street neighborhood, a fire department spokeswoman…

One-Alarm Bayview Fire Deemed Accidental

One-Alarm Bayview Fire Deemed Accidental

A one-alarm residential fire in San Francisco’s Bayview District late Sunday night has been deemed accidental and electrical in nature, a fire department spokeswoman said….

Three-Alarm Castro Fire Burns Two Buildings, Damage Estimated at $1.4M

Three-Alarm Castro Fire Burns Two Buildings, Damage Estimated at $1.4M

A three-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Castro District that burned two buildings on Saturday displaced a dozen people and resulted in an estimated combined total…

No Hazardous Materials Detected at Fisherman’s Wharf Restaurant

No Hazardous Materials Detected at Fisherman’s Wharf Restaurant

The San Francisco Fire Department evacuated a popular Fisherman’s Wharf restaurant this morning after reports that a possible hazardous materials situation was causing customers to…

Volunteers Teaching Fire Safety to Canvass the Mission Following Deadly Fire

Volunteers Teaching Fire Safety to Canvass the Mission Following Deadly Fire

In response to a deadly fire in San Francisco’s Mission District that left seven people injured and roughly 40 people homeless last month, the American…

Fire Chief Hopeful That Expanded Ambulance Fleet, Larger Paramedic Staff Will Improve Emergency Response

Fire Chief Hopeful That Expanded Ambulance Fleet, Larger Paramedic Staff Will Improve Emergency Response

The San Francisco Fire Department has added a fleet of new, highly efficient ambulances and plans to hire more than 40 paramedics in the coming…

Three Major Apartment Fires in a Week Causes Roughly 100 Residents to be Displaced

Three Major Apartment Fires in a Week Causes Roughly 100 Residents to be Displaced

A 13-year-old boy who narrowly escaped one of the three major apartment fires this past week in San Francisco is now struggling alongside his family…

Firefighter Suffers Smoke Inhalation at Alamo Square Blaze

Firefighter Suffers Smoke Inhalation at Alamo Square Blaze

A firefighter suffered smoke inhalation battling a fire that damaged three buildings in San Francisco’s Alamo Square neighborhood Saturday afternoon, a fire spokeswoman said today….

Woman Suffers Heart Attack During Parkside Home Fire

Woman Suffers Heart Attack During Parkside Home Fire

A woman went into cardiac arrest from smoke inhalation when she became trapped during a fire at a home in San Francisco’s Parkside neighborhood early…

SFFD Douse Fire at Portable Toilets in SoMa

SFFD Douse Fire at Portable Toilets in SoMa

Fire crews doused a fire at two portable toilets in San Francisco’s South of Marketneighborhood this afternoon, a fire dispatcher said. Firefighters responded to the…

SFPD, SFFD Respond to Fatal Stabbing

SFPD, SFFD Respond to Fatal Stabbing

San Francisco police and fire personnel responded to a report of a fatal stabbing in the city’s Bayview neighborhood this morning, police said. Fire and…

Four-Alarm Fire Impacts Three Buildings, Threatens Entire Block in Western Addition

Four-Alarm Fire Impacts Three Buildings, Threatens Entire Block in Western Addition

Quick work by roughly 100 firefighters who responded today to a four-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Western Addition neighborhood prevented the flames from spreading to…