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West Portal fire under investigation

January 24, 2018 News

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 at the scene no later than five minutes later. The ...

West Portal Fire

January 24, 2018 News

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, engulfing a beauty salon, hardware store and grocery store in ...

SF State readies for earthquakes with ‘Great California Shakeout’

October 17, 2015 News

To prepare students, faculty and staff in the event of a disaster, SF State conducted the Great California Shakeout Oct. 15, which tested the emergency notification system and all the University’s modes of communication. A recorded tape of an earthquake rumbling was played in the quad while Sgt. Abraham Leal, interim coordinator for the University ...

Firefighters respond to alarm at University dorms

January 27, 2015 Life News

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 said. Multiple fire trucks were on the scene ...

BREAKING: Coast Guard and SFFD search for missing swimmer

April 9, 2014 News

The search for a 14-year-old boy who was swept out into the ocean at Ocean Beach yesterday around 4 pm was suspended for the night after hours of searching. A 17-year-old surfer saw the incident and rescued the boy’s father and cousin in time, but was unable to find the son, Marco Cornejo. San Francisco Fire ...