Drill Simulating Ferry Fire Helps Rescue Agents Work Together in Crisis

Drill Simulating Ferry Fire Helps Rescue Agents Work Together in Crisis

The San Francisco Fire Department conducted a simulated training drill this morning to practice responding to a multi-casualty ferry disaster in the Bay. Shortly after…

Firefighters Respond to One Alarm Blaze at Abandoned Glen Park Building

Firefighters Respond to One Alarm Blaze at Abandoned Glen Park Building

Firefighters responded to a fire late this morning at an abandoned building in San Francisco’s Glen Park neighborhood, a fire department spokeswoman said. The one-alarm…

FiDi Office Tower Briefly Evacuated

FiDi Office Tower Briefly Evacuated

Workers are being allowed back inside an office tower in San Francisco’s Financial District this afternoon after an overheated elevator motor sent light smoke into…

Firefighters Address Mayor with Grievances Over Fire Chief’s Leadership

Firefighters Address Mayor with Grievances Over Fire Chief’s Leadership

San Francisco firefighters have called upon Mayor Ed Lee to remove Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White, saying her lack of strategic planning has led to the…

SFFD Responds to Multiple Ocean Beach Rescues

SFFD Responds to Multiple Ocean Beach Rescues

Firefighters at Ocean Beach rescued two surfers today and responded to two other reports of swimmers in the water that were later unfounded. The first…

Outer Mission Garage Fire Injures Firefighter, Displaces Residents

Outer Mission Garage Fire Injures Firefighter, Displaces Residents

A garage fire at a two-story house in San Francisco’s Outer Mission neighborhood this afternoon displaced four people and left a firefighter injured, a fire…

Person, Dog Rescued From Cliff Near Fort Funston

Person, Dog Rescued From Cliff Near Fort Funston

Firefighters responded to a cliff rescue near Fort Funston in San Francisco tonight, a fire dispatcher said. Firefighters were dispatched to a report of a…

SFFD Quickly Controls Small Fire in Basement of Women’s Shelter

SFFD Quickly Controls Small Fire in Basement of Women’s Shelter

Firefighters quickly controlled a small fire at a women’s homeless shelter in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood this afternoon that started in a clothes…

SFFD Still Investigating Cause Of Massive “Big House” Fire

SFFD Still Investigating Cause Of Massive “Big House” Fire

A retail store in San Francisco’s Mission District that was destroyed in a five-alarm fire Thursday afternoon had previously been given a correction notice by…

SFFD Controls Two-Alarm Fire In Twin Peaks

SFFD Controls Two-Alarm Fire In Twin Peaks

7:52 AM: Fire crews controlled a two-alarm structure fire in San Francisco Twin Peaks neighborhood this morning, fire officials said. A second alarm was called…

Salvation Army Responds to Mission District Fire

Salvation Army Responds to Mission District Fire

The Salvation Army has deployed a Disaster Response Team and a mobile kitchen to assist fire crews at the scene of a five-alarm building fire…

Three Injured In Five-Alarm “Big House” Blaze On Mission Street

Three Injured In Five-Alarm “Big House” Blaze On Mission Street

#BREAKING: Parts of Valencia & Capp streets are also closed due to the SF fire burning at 2632 Mission Street. pic.twitter.com/1gHnzjoqWl — ABC7 News (@abc7newsBayArea)…

Firefighters En Route to Cliff Rescue at Fort Funston

Firefighters En Route to Cliff Rescue at Fort Funston

Firefighters are on their way to help a man who is stuck with his dog down a cliff in San Francisco this afternoon, a fire…

Van Ness Apartment Fire Displaces Dozens of Residents

Van Ness Apartment Fire Displaces Dozens of Residents

A firefighter and a resident were injured in a two-alarm blaze that displaced dozens of residents at an apartment building near Van Ness Avenue in…

Firefighter Sprains Ankle While Battling Tenderloin Blaze

Firefighter Sprains Ankle While Battling Tenderloin Blaze

A firefighter suffered a sprained ankle while battling a blaze in the basement of a building in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood this morning, a fire…

SFFD Rescues Swimmer in Distress Near Cliff House

SFFD Rescues Swimmer in Distress Near Cliff House

San Francisco fire crews helped rescue a swimmer reported in distress near the Cliff House restaurant this afternoon, a fire dispatcher said. The report of…

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…