One of five LAFD recruits in training class are related to department firefighters – Los Angeles Times

One of five LAFD recruits in training class are related to department firefightersLos Angeles TimesOne in five recruits in a new Los Angeles Fire Department training class are related to … Read More

Teenager Injured When Three Fall Over Cliff at SF China Beach – CBS Local

CBS Local“Two of the patients have been brought out to a Coast Guard cutter and they’re being transported now,” said San Francisco Fire Department Battalion Chief Bryan Rubenstein. “There is … Read More

Homophobia in the San Francisco Fire Department? – San Francisco Examiner

San Francisco ExaminerIt was the age of “don’t ask, don’t tell” in the military, but Baraka imagined San Francisco’s firehouses were different — especially in the Castro, where Station 6 … Read More

Workers Injured After Scaffolding Collapse In San Francisco – CBS Local

CBS LocalSAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Two people have suffered injuries after scaffolding collapsed in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood on Thursday afternoon. San Francisco Fire Department spokeswoman Mindy … Read More

Officials Investigating If WeHo Office Fire Was Intentionally Set – CBS Local

Officials Investigating If WeHo Office Fire Was Intentionally SetCBS LocalWEST HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — A two-alarm fire damaged an office building and injured two firefighters early Tuesday morning. The fire was … Read More

Nashville firefighter fired after accusations of sex on duty – Chattanooga Times Free Press

Nashville firefighter fired after accusations of sex on dutyChattanooga Times Free PressA Nashville Fire Department officer was fired this week after a disciplinary board found him guilty of having sex … Read More

DEVELOPING: HFD responds to fire at SW Houston chemical plant – KHOU

KHOUHOUSTON – Firefighters have responded to a fire at a chemical plant Saturday afternoon in southwest Houston, fire officials said. According to the Houston Fire Department, the fire is at … Read More

Falling Granite Slabs Kill 2 Workers At San Francisco Construction Site – CBS Local

CBS LocalSAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – Two workers were killed while moving large slabs of granite as they worked in a shipping container in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood Friday morning, … Read More

1 Killed, 2 Injured In Mid-City House Fire – CBS Local

CBS LocalLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A fatal house fire was under investigation Tuesday in the mid-city area. The fire was reported around 5:30 a.m. in the 2300 block of South … Read More

Los Angeles-area fire wanes; dangerous conditions remain – Fox News

Fox NewsGLENDORA, Calif. – Fire officials continue their steady progress in surrounding a wildfire near Los Angeles that has destroyed several homes. The Los Angeles County Fire Department said Sunday … Read More

Elderly Woman Hospitalized After Being Struck By Lyft Vehicle In SF’s Nob Hill – CBS Local

Elderly Woman Hospitalized After Being Struck By Lyft Vehicle In SF’s Nob HillCBS LocalSAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – San Francisco Fire Department confirmed another pedestrian was hit by a vehicle Friday … Read More

LA Mayor Garcetti’s vehicle hits woman crossing street – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThe pedestrian, whom authorities declined to identify, “was stable and alert, responding to our paramedics” before they rushed her to Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, said Battalion Chief … Read More

SF Firefighters Injured In South Of Market Crash – CBS Local

CBS LocalSAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Two firefighters were injured in a crash in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood Sunday morning, a police spokeswoman said. The crash occurred just … Read More

2 injured in 3-alarm fire on Baker St. in San Francisco – San Francisco Chronicle

2 injured in 3-alarm fire on Baker St. in San FranciscoSan Francisco ChronicleTwo people were injured in a 3-alarm fire at a three-story Victorian building on Baker Street, between Fulton … Read More