Men Trapped by High Tides Under Cliff House Rescued by SFFD

Men Trapped by High Tides Under Cliff House Rescued by SFFD

The San Francisco Fire Department today safely rescued two men trapped by high tides beneath the Cliff House restaurant at the northern end of Ocean…

12 Displaced In O’Farrell Street Fire Saturday Morning

12 Displaced In O’Farrell Street Fire Saturday Morning

A two-alarm fire in downtown San Francisco displaced 12 people late this morning, a fire dispatcher said. The fire at a multi-story apartment building in…

Firefighters Unable to Locate Irritant That Triggered Sunset Post Office Evacuation

Firefighters Unable to Locate Irritant That Triggered Sunset Post Office Evacuation

Fire officials have cleared the scene without finding anything at a post office in San Francisco’s Sunset District this evening after a possible hazardous materials…

At Least Four Displaced in Mission Terrace Fire

At Least Four Displaced in Mission Terrace Fire

A one-alarm house fire displaced at least four people Wednesday night in San Francisco’s Mission Terrace neighborhood, a fire department spokeswoman said today. The fire…

Firefighters Respond to Three-Alarm Fire in Balboa Park

Firefighters Respond to Three-Alarm Fire in Balboa Park

Firefighters are responding to a three-alarm fire in San Francisco this morning, fire officials said. The fire was initially called in at 12:34 a.m. in…

Sunnydale Fire Ruled Accidental, Cause Yet to Be Determined

Sunnydale Fire Ruled Accidental, Cause Yet to Be Determined

A fire that killed a mother and her 3-year-old son at a home in San Francisco’s Sunnydale housing projects in April was accidental in nature,…

Critical Injuries After Bayview Basement Fire

At least one person was critically injured in a Thursday night fire in San Francisco’s Bayview District, police said. The residential fire broke out around…

Fire in Mission Church’s Attic Contained

Fire in Mission Church’s Attic Contained

Firefighters contained a two-alarm fire that started in the attic of a church in San Francisco’s Mission District this afternoon, fire officials said. The fire…

Market Street Reopens After Blaze At Construction Site Near UN Plaza

Market Street Reopens After Blaze At Construction Site Near UN Plaza

3:46 PM: A three-alarm fire that broke out in a building undergoing renovations near San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza is under control this afternoon, a…

SFFD Extinguishes One-Alarm Bayview Fire

Firefighters have extinguished a one-alarm fire at a building in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood this afternoon, a San Francisco Fire Department dispatcher said. The fire…

Firefighters Serve Dinner to Police After Losing Flag Football Game

Firefighters Serve Dinner to Police After Losing Flag Football Game

After San Francisco police proved they’re better at football, the city’s firefighters have the chance to prove that they’re better at cooking this evening. The…

Marijuana Grow Operation Discovered After One-Alarm Fire in Bernal Heights

Marijuana Grow Operation Discovered After One-Alarm Fire in Bernal Heights

A firefighter was injured in a one-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood where crews uncovered an illegal marijuana grow operation this morning, a…

Firefighter Injured While Fighting Ingleside Blaze

Firefighter Injured While Fighting Ingleside Blaze

A one-alarm fire at a home in San Francisco’s Ingleside neighborhood has been extinguished this afternoon, according to a fire spokeswoman. The fire was reported…

Basements Flooded In Union Square After Water Main Breaks

Basements Flooded In Union Square After Water Main Breaks

10:54 AM: San Francisco Public Utilities Commission crews are repairing a water main in Union Square this morning, according to a SFPUC spokesman. A contractor…

One-Alarm Warehouse Fire in Bayview

One-Alarm Warehouse Fire in Bayview

A one-alarm fire at a warehouse in San Francisco’s Bayview District this afternoon is under control, a fire dispatcher said. Firefighters responded to a report…

SFFD Extinguishes Sunset Restaurant Fire

SFFD Extinguishes Sunset Restaurant Fire

Fire crews quickly put out a one-alarm fire at the back of a building in San Francisco’s Sunset District this afternoon, a fire spokeswoman said….

Woman Left With Life-Threatening Injuries After Suspicious Tenderloin Fire

Woman Left With Life-Threatening Injuries After Suspicious Tenderloin Fire

A suspected arson at an apartment building in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood Sunday night has left a female with life-threatening injuries, police said today. Fire…

One-Alarm Fire Reported in Bayview

One-Alarm Fire Reported in Bayview

A one-alarm fire was reported this morning at a home in San Francisco’s Bayview District, fire officials said. The blaze was reported at 6:27 a.m….

Two Alarm Fire Swiftly Extinguished In Twin Peaks

Two Alarm Fire Swiftly Extinguished In Twin Peaks

Firefighters brought a two-alarm blaze that damaged two residences in San Francisco’s Twin Peaks neighborhood under control this afternoon, a fire department spokeswoman said. The…

SFFD Quickly Extinguishes Two-Alarm Fire At Dry Cleaners

SFFD Quickly Extinguishes Two-Alarm Fire At Dry Cleaners

2:16 PM: A two-alarm fire damaged a dry cleaning business in San Francisco’s Bayview District early this morning, a fire department spokeswoman said. The fire…

FBI Releases Photo Of Ryan Chamberlain, “Armed And Dangerous” Russian Hill Man Suspected To Be Toting Explosives

FBI Releases Photo Of Ryan Chamberlain, “Armed And Dangerous” Russian Hill Man Suspected To Be Toting Explosives

2:08 PM: The FBI is releasing new information about a man suspected of possessing explosive materials a day after searching his San Francisco apartment during…

Subcontractor Who Likely Started $40 Million Blaze Is Fined $1000

Subcontractor Who Likely Started $40 Million Blaze Is Fined $1000

San Francisco fire officials said today that TC Steel of Petaluma was the subcontractor whose work is believed to have started the large blaze at…

Geoffrey Kenisi And Diane Johnson Triumph At Bay To Breakers Race Marred By Delay, Injury

Geoffrey Kenisi And Diane Johnson Triumph At Bay To Breakers Race Marred By Delay, Injury

After a race delay and reports of an injured runner, Geoffrey Kenisi and Diane Johnson have won the 103rd Bay to Breakers foot race this…

No Word On Cause Of Inner Sunset Fire

A one-alarm fire at a residence in San Francisco’s Inner Sunset District is out, according to the San Francisco Fire Department. The fire was reported…

Mechanical Problems Might Have Caused Big-Rig Crash Into Castro Funeral Home (Video)

Mechanical Problems Might Have Caused Big-Rig Crash Into Castro Funeral Home (Video)

10:17 AM: A big-rig that crashed into a funeral home and sparked a fire in San Francisco’s Castro District early this morning is not expected…

Malfunctioning Smoke Detectors Might Have Been A Factor In Fire That Killed Mother And Child

Malfunctioning Smoke Detectors Might Have Been A Factor In Fire That Killed Mother And Child

Smoke detectors did not go off during a fire in San Francisco’s Sunnydale neighborhood last month that killed a 3-year-old boy and his mother, according…

Students Shaken Up After Minor School Bus Accident

Students Shaken Up After Minor School Bus Accident

10:11 AM: A group of students was shaken up and is being treated for complaints of pain after a minor school bus accident in San…

SF Firefighter Denies DUI Allegations In Collision With Motorcyclist

SF Firefighter Denies DUI Allegations In Collision With Motorcyclist

A former San Francisco firefighter pleaded not guilty this morning to DUI charges that came down from a grand jury indictment for a 2013 crash…

Careless Welder Might Be Behind Fire That Caused Over $40 Million In Damage

Careless Welder Might Be Behind Fire That Caused Over $40 Million In Damage

A fire investigation report released Tuesday gave more details about the cause of a five-alarm fire at an under-construction apartment building in San Francisco’s Mission…

SFFD Swiftly Extinguishes Richmond District Blaze

SFFD Swiftly Extinguishes Richmond District Blaze

Firefighters have extinguished a one-alarm fire at an apartment building in San Francisco’s Richmond District this evening, a San Francisco Fire Department dispatcher said. Crews…

Three Injured In Three Alarm Fire

Three Injured In Three Alarm Fire

10:14 AM: A three-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Oceanview neighborhood this morning damaged three homes and injured two residents and a firefighter, according to a…

Powell Street Burger King Staffer Fights For Life Following Weekend Fire

Powell Street Burger King Staffer Fights For Life Following Weekend Fire

A Burger King employee suffered potentially life-threatening injuries in a fire at the restaurant’s downtown Powell Street location in San Francisco on Sunday afternoon, a…

SFFD Swiftly Douses Fire At Powell Street Burger King

SFFD Swiftly Douses Fire At Powell Street Burger King

San Francisco firefighters have extinguished a fire at a Burger King restaurant on Powell Street between Ellis and Eddy streets in downtown San Francisco, a…

SFFD Tackles Three Fires Friday Morning

SFFD Tackles Three Fires Friday Morning

Firefighters in San Francisco were busy this morning, responding to three different fires within 20 minutes of each other, a fire official said. The first…

Muni Bus Catches Fire On Howard Street

Muni Bus Catches Fire On Howard Street

A San Francisco Municipal Railway bus caught fire in the city’s Rincon Hill neighborhood this morning, a Muni spokesman said. The back of the 30X-Marina…

Three Buildings Rendered Uninhabitable By Duboce Triangle Fire

Three Buildings Rendered Uninhabitable By Duboce Triangle Fire

A three-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Duboce Triangle neighborhood this afternoon has been extinguished after damaging three buildings and injuring one firefighter, fire officials said….

Three Buildings Damaged, One Firefighter Injured In Duboce Triangle Fire

Three Buildings Damaged, One Firefighter Injured In Duboce Triangle Fire

3:15 PM: A three-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Duboce Triangle this afternoon has been extinguished after damaging three buildings and causing injuries to one firefighter,…

U-Haul Driver Arrested After Slamming Into Fire Truck Then Taking Off

U-Haul Driver Arrested After Slamming Into Fire Truck Then Taking Off

The driver of a U-Haul truck was arrested after crashing into the back of a fire truck in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood and…

Woman, Son Killed In Blaze Found In Bathroom As Apartment Burned

Woman, Son Killed In Blaze Found In Bathroom As Apartment Burned

A woman and her 3-year-old son died after they were found trapped in a bathroom in their two-story public housing apartment in San Francisco’s Sunnydale…

Silver Twin Fire Hydrants Painted To Honor Contributions In 1906 Earthquake And Fire

Silver Twin Fire Hydrants Painted To Honor Contributions In 1906 Earthquake And Fire

San Francisco officials today painted two fire hydrants silver that were crucial to putting out fires that raged in the city’s Western Addition neighborhood following…