Tuesday night at approximately 10:40 p.m., a three-alarm fire broke out at 32 West Portal Ave. and continued to spread to two neighboring businesses, according to an official press release from the Mayor’s office this afternoon.
Fire engines were dispatched at 10:42 p.m. and arrived
A roof collapsed damaging several nearby buildings after a late night fire in West Portal, according to local authorities, the SF Chronicle reported.
The blaze was first reported around 10:45 p.m. on the 30 block of West Portal Avenue, according to San Francisco Fire Department,
Fires continue to pop up in the North Bay. Brush fires in the hills around Sausalito on Tuesday afternoon prompted the closure of southbound Highway 101 off of Rodeo Avenue in Marin City and are expected to cause major delays. Drivers in the affected area
A Santa Cruz County fire has forced multiple evacuations, burned four structure and injured five people.
According to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Prevention (CALFire), the fire broke October 16 at 10:30 p.m. at Bear Canyon Road and Deer Creek Road in Boulder
The sun is red. The earth, white. There is no sky. Just across the highway, life appears to continue. Santa Rosa, despite being one of the most severely impacted cities in Sonoma County, is doing everything it can to care for its own in the
Despite her lack of sleep, Sibylla Herbrich walked into SF State’s journalism department Monday afternoon with a smile on her face, ready to teach. Monday’s lecture included how to safely photograph fires by listening to emergency scanners, understanding the code and sticking with firefighters to
Update 4:50 p.m.
The number of fire-related fatalities has grown to 10, officials say.
As communities are destroyed by fire aggravated by strong winds and pervasive drought, fire departments have shifted from fighting fires, to saving lives, according to Ken Pimlott, the director of the California Department
A high-rise in Parkmerced had to be evacuated early this morning after a fire broke out, hospitalizing two people.
San Francisco firefighters responded to the call at 125 Cambon Drive at about 5:45 a.m. where they rescued three victims from a blazing seventh-floor apartment.
Two of the
Two people are displaced after a fire caused damage to an apartment complex at 125 Cambon Drive on Friday evening, according to the San Francisco Fire Department. SFFD tweeted that the fire was contained within 30 minutes with no injuries reported.
Jason Ramirez, an SF State
One of the enduring thoughts I will take away from this semester is that art is not only a powerful vessel of self-expression, but a tool of representation for a public much larger than an individual.
Costanoan Ohlone historian and activist Ann Marie Sayers highlighted the
A structural fire tore through a Mission Street building Jan. 28, killing one person and injuring at least four others, according to fire officials.
The San Francisco Fire Department received notification of a two-alarm fire burning at 6:50 p.m. on the corner of the 22nd and
Fire fighters responded to a fire alarm at the Mary Park Hall dorms at approximately 1:50 p.m. Tuesday.
No fire was detected and the building was not evacuated, according to Battalion Chief Lorrie Kalos.
"Someone smelled burning food but there ended up not being a fire," Kalos
A firefighter puts out flames in the back of a maintenance vehicle next to SF State's Student Services building Wednesday, April 2. Photo by Gavin McIntyre / Xpress
A maintenance vehicle caught fire shortly before noon on campus by the Student Services Building today, April
Two people were injured early Thursday morning in a fire that started on the sixth floor of the Parkmerced apartments on Cambon Drive, near SF State.
Fire crews responded to the two-alarm fire at 12:22 a.m. and quickly evacuated the high-rise building, according to Lt. Mindy Talmadge,
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="960"] Firefighters at the Science and Technology Theme Community to clear the smoke and reset the alarm. A fire in the trash room set off the fire alarm in both STTC and the Towers at Centennial Square. Photo by Shayna Rubin /
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Workers attempt to clean damage done by a freshly extinguished fire on the roof of the Administration Building, August 8, 2012. Special to Xpress / Gil Riego Jr."][/caption]
A single-alarm fire broke out on the roof of the old Administration Building Aug.