Mayor Lee Proposes $47.3M Funding for SFFD, Emergency Services

Mayor Lee Proposes $47.3M Funding for SFFD, Emergency Services

Firefighters on San Francisco’s Treasure Island, after confirming the presence of black mold and other hazardous conditions at their former fire station last year, are…

Details Released of Rescue Attempt at Fatal Mission District Fire

Details Released of Rescue Attempt at Fatal Mission District Fire

A 40-year-old Salvadoran man who died during a major apartment fire in San Francisco’s Mission District in January died of smoke inhalation after a 20-minute…

Crews Responding to Fatal Overdose Assist with Two Vehicle Collision

Crews Responding to Fatal Overdose Assist with Two Vehicle Collision

Emergency crews responding to a fatal drug overdose at a hotel in downtown San Francisco this morning also assisted with two vehicle collisions on the…

SFFD Extinguish Chinatown Structure Fire, Arson Suspected

SFFD Extinguish Chinatown Structure Fire, Arson Suspected

Firefighters extinguished a one-alarm structure fire early this morning in San Francisco’s Chinatown neighborhood and police are considering the blaze as an arson case. Fire…

Unoccupied Car Found on Rocks of Yerba Buena Island

Unoccupied Car Found on Rocks of Yerba Buena Island

San Francisco firefighters are trying to determine how an unoccupied car ended up on the rocks of Yerba Buena Island this morning, a fire department…

Six People Displaced by Mission District Fire

Six People Displaced by Mission District Fire

Six people were displaced by a fire in the Mission District this morning, according to San Francisco fire officials. The one-alarm fire at 559 Guerrero…

Dog Dies in Fire that Damaged Three Excelsior Homes

Dog Dies in Fire that Damaged Three Excelsior Homes

A dog died and three houses were damaged in a two-alarm fire that burned in San Francisco’s Excelsior neighborhood on Tuesday evening, a fire spokeswoman…

Two-Alarm Fire Reported Near Presidio’s Lombard Gate

Two-Alarm Fire Reported Near Presidio’s Lombard Gate

A two-alarm fire is burning at a building near the Lombard Gate of the Presidio in San Francisco this morning, fire officials said. The blaze…

Three Homes Burning in Excelsior

Three Homes Burning in Excelsior

Three houses are burning in San Francisco’s Excelsior neighborhood this evening, a fire spokeswoman said. The two-alarm fire was reported at 4:57 p.m. and appears…

Eight Displaced in Weekend Fire at Downtown Residential Building

Eight Displaced in Weekend Fire at Downtown Residential Building

A fire in downtown San Francisco on Saturday morning displaced eight residents and damaged a three-story apartment building, a fire spokeswoman said. Firefighters responded around…

SFFD Respond to Gas Leak in Pacific Heights

SFFD Respond to Gas Leak in Pacific Heights

A gas leak reported today at an apartment complex in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood has been capped, a PG&E spokesman said. The leak happened…

19 Year Old Suffers Gunshot Wound to Thigh in Bayview

19 Year Old Suffers Gunshot Wound to Thigh in Bayview

A 19-year-old man was struck in the thigh by a bullet shot from a silver vehicle in San Francisco’s Bayview District on Sunday morning, police…

SFFD on Scene of Blaze in Multi-Story Building Downtown

SFFD on Scene of Blaze in Multi-Story Building Downtown

The San Francisco Fire Department is at the scene of a fire at a multi-story building at 780 Pine St. just east of Powell Street…

SFFD Search for Hot Spots in Walls, Attic of Smoky Lone Mountain Home

SFFD Search for Hot Spots in Walls, Attic of Smoky Lone Mountain Home

Firefighters remain at a two-story home that had smoke billowing from its attic in San Francisco’s Lone Mountain neighborhood this afternoon, a fire department spokeswoman…

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…