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…

Emergency Shelter Opens for People Displaced by Two Major Fires

Emergency Shelter Opens for People Displaced by Two Major Fires

The American Red Cross and Salvation Army have opened an emergency shelter for roughly 90 residents displaced by two major fires in San Francisco this…

Firefighters Remain at Scene of Four-Alarm Mission District Fire

Firefighters Remain at Scene of Four-Alarm Mission District Fire

Firefighters this morning remain at the scene of a four-alarm apartment fire in San Francisco’s Mission District that killed one person, injured at least six…

Woman Rescued After Falling Off Pier 39

Woman Rescued After Falling Off Pier 39

Firefighters rescued a woman from the San Francisco Bay Tuesday night after she fell off Pier 39 and into the water. The woman was transported…

One-Alarm Fire in Sunset District

One-Alarm Fire in Sunset District

A one-alarm fire is burning at a home in San Francisco’s Sunset District this afternoon, fire officials said. The blaze was reported at 3:08 p.m….

One-Alarm Fire Extinguished in Inner Sunset

One-Alarm Fire Extinguished in Inner Sunset

Firefighters extinguished a one-alarm fire in the Inner Sunset neighborhood of San Francisco Monday, a San Francisco Fire Department dispatcher said today. Firefighters were dispatched…

One-Alarm Fire Extinguished in Monterey Heights

One-Alarm Fire Extinguished in Monterey Heights

Firefighters extinguished a one-alarm fire in the Monterey Heights neighborhood of San Francisco this morning, a San Francisco Fire Department dispatcher said. Firefighters responded at…

One-Alarm Fire in Noe Valley Under Control

One-Alarm Fire in Noe Valley Under Control

A one-alarm fire at a building in San Francisco’s Noe Valley neighborhood this morning has been brought under control, a fire dispatcher said. The fire…

Fire Crews Rescue Woman Off of Cliff

Fire Crews Rescue Woman Off of Cliff

Fire crews rescued a woman who fell off a cliff near the Legion of Honor in San Francisco this afternoon, a fire dispatcher said. The…

Firefighters Extinguish One-Alarm Outer Sunset Garage Fire

Firefighters Extinguish One-Alarm Outer Sunset Garage Fire

Firefighters with the San Francisco Fire Department have extinguished a one-alarm fire in a garage this morning along 40th Avenue in San Francisco, a fire…

Pit Bull Saved in One-Alarm Fire That Displaces Three Residents

Pit Bull Saved in One-Alarm Fire That Displaces Three Residents

A pit bull was saved in a one-alarm fire at a home in San Francisco’s Silver Terrace neighborhood this morning that displaced three residents, a…

City Report Finds That More Maneuverable Fire Trucks Will Improve Street Safety

City Report Finds That More Maneuverable Fire Trucks Will Improve Street Safety

For pedestrians and bicyclists in San Francisco smaller roads mean increased safety, but for fire trucks, narrow roads pose a challenge. San Francisco Supervisor Scott…

Construction Contractor Strikes Fire Hydrant Downtown

Construction Contractor Strikes Fire Hydrant Downtown

A construction contractor struck a fire hydrant causing water to briefly gush into the street in downtown San Francisco this afternoon, according to a utility…

Fire Crews Pull Body Out of Lake Merced

Fire Crews Pull Body Out of Lake Merced

Fire Department crews pulled a body out of the water at Lake Merced in San Francisco’s Lake Shore neighborhood this afternoon, a dispatcher said. Fire…