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Media Advisories & PSAs

2014

SFFD Sends Strike Team Leaders and Wildland Fire Rig to Fight King Fire in El Dorado County (9/17/14)

SFFD Strike Teams Battle Blazes at Bald & Eiler Fires in Lassen National Forest (8/2/14)

NIOSH Fire Fighter Cancer Study Newsletter - Summer 2014 (PDF)

SFFD Hosts 2014 CA Firefighters Olympics; Benefits SFFD Toy Program (PDF)

Station 44 Renovation Completed; Station Reactivated as of 5/22/14

SF EMS Agency & SF Paramedic Association Announce 2014 EMS Awards Program Recipients

Photo Gallery: 5 Alarm Fire (March 11, 2014) 

Station 48 on Treasure Island Temporarily Closed as of 3/7/14; Services Relocated to SFFD Training Facility (600 Avenue M, Treasure Island)

Applications for the 2014 SFFD Fire Reserve Academy available (March 6th & 13th ONLY)

 

2013

NIOSH Fire Fighter Cancer Study Newsletter/FAQs - Fall 2013 (PDF)

Station 36 Closed for Renovation as of 10/30/13; Services Relocated to Station 6

Station 44 Closed for Renovation as of 10/29/13; Services Relocated to Station 42

San Francisco Fire Station Open House Day - October 12, 2013 (PDF)

NIOSH Fire Fighter Cancer Study Newsletter - Summer 2013 (PDF)

Fireworks Public Safety Announcement for the July 4th Celebration (PDF)

Neighborhood Emergency Response Team (NERT) Conducts Citywide Drill: April 20, 2013 (PDF)

SFFD Meritorious Awards Ceremony 2013 (PDF)

Fireman's Fund to Support Program Monitoring Carcinogen Levels in Women Firefighters (PDF)

Fire Chief Appointed to National "Medal of Valor Award" Review Board (PDF)

NIOSH Fire Fighter Cancer Study Newsletter - Winter 2013 (PDF)

 

2012

(48) New SF Firefighters Join the Ranks - Graduation Ceremony: Friday, December 14th (PDF)

Landlords! Tenants! Carbon Monoxide Detectors Must be Installed by January 1, 2013 (PDF)

Christmas Fire Safety Information (PDF) [English] [Spanish] [Chinese]

RFP Issued for Construction of New SFFD Fire Boat

NERT Conducts Neighborhood Drills on Sat. Oct 20th commemorating '89 Loma Prieta Quake (PDF)

Neighborhood Emergency Response Team (NERT) Fall Newsletter & Announcements (PDF)

SFFD Firefighter to Receive Governor's Medal of Valor for Heroic Save (PDF)

SFFD Invites Public to September 11th Remembrance Ceremony (PDF)

Fire Chief Recognizes Good Samaritans at Fire Commission Meeting (PDF) 

SFFD Conducts Training Drill in Downtown High Rise on 8/12/12 (PDF)

BEWARE of Scams using the "San Francisco Fire Department" Name (PDF)

NIOSH Features SFFD in Fire Fighter Cancer Study Newsletter - Summer 2012 (PDF)

SFFD Meets with PG&E to Discuss Measures for Improved Safety (PDF)

SFFD Honors National EMS Week 2012 (May 20 thru May 26)

Vendor Needed for Construction of New SFFD Fire Boat

SFFD Paramedics Play Critical Role in Epileptic Seizure Study

Neighborhood Emergency Response Teams Conduct April 14 Citywide Drill (PDF)

United Fire Service Women of SFFD present Donation to Fund Firefighter Cancer Studies (PDF)

Link to: Safety Investigation Report for Berkeley Way Fire (June 2, 2011) [PDF 8.65MB

SFFD Releases Line-of-Duty Death Safety Investigation Report for Berkeley Way Fire (PDF)

"Visions Beyond the Badge" Photo Exhibit by SFFD & SFPD Members - Opening Nite: 2/3/2012 (PDF)

NIOSH Publishes Fire Fighter Cancer Study Newsletter (PDF)

 

2011

Public Hearing on Proposed New and Revised Fire Department Administrative Bulletins (1/9/2012)

SF Fire Stations Collection Site for "Working Essentials" Donations to Homeless
SF Fire Stations Collection Site for "Working Essentials" Donations to Homeless (PDF)

Cooking Safety Tips for the Holidays (PDF)

Cardiac Arrest Survivor & Rescuer holds Hands-Only CPR Class - Sunday, Oct. 16th (PDF)

NERT Teams Conduct Disaster Drills Commemorating Loma Prieta Quake - Saturday, Oct. 15th (PDF)

Fire Stations hold Open House Day on Saturday, October 15th from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
San Francisco Fire Stations hold Open House Day (PDF)

San Francisco hosts 30th Annual Fleet Week - October 5-11, 2011
San Francisco Fleet Week 2011 FAQs (PDF)

San Francisco Fire Department’s 4th Annual Alcatraz Swim - September 23, 2011 (PDF)

San Francisco Fire Department Line of Duty Death Memorial Wall Dedication Ceremony (9/22/11) (PDF)

64th Annual Police/Fire Memorial Mass at St Monica's Church (9/11/11) (PDF)

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Symposium (9/6/11)
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Symposium Brochure (PDF)

San Francisco Fire Department’s Newest Class of Entry Level Firefighters set to Graduate (8/5/11) (PDF)

PUBLIC ALERT NOTICE - Persons Claiming to be SFFD Fire Inspectors; Insisting Residents pay for CO Alarm Compliance

SFFD Participates in NIOSH Study of Cancer among U.S. Firefighters

Heroic Rescue at 4th of July Mission Street Fire (PDF)

SFFD & SF Firefighters Union to Give CO Detectors & Explain New CO Law at Senior Center (PDF)

Update on Investigation of Berkeley Way Fire (PDF)

Fireworks Safety Announcement (PDF)

Public Hearing on Four (4) Newly Proposed Fire Department Administrative Bulletins (7/22/11)

In Tribute to Our Fallen Heroes: Lt. Vincent Perez & FF/PM Anthony Valerio

UPDATE: Important Information for Agencies Planning on Attending Funeral Services (PDF)

Information for Media Planning on Covering Funeral Services (PDF)

Important Information for Agencies Planning on Attending Funeral Services (PDF)

Funeral Services for San Francisco's Fallen Heroes (PDF)

San Francisco Fire Department Sadly Announces the Loss of a 2nd Critically Injured Member (PDF) 

San Francisco Fire Department Suffers Devastating Loss; One Remains in Critical Condition (PDF) 

Install Carbon Monoxide Alarms by July 1, 2011 - IT’S THE LAW! 
Install Carbon Monoxide Alarms By July 1, 2011 IT’S THE LAW!!! (PDF)

New Carbon Monoxide Alarm Requirements for 2011

Request for Proposal (RFP) for "Design of Specifications for a New Fire Boat" - Due 6/10/11 (SFOCA)

Photo Gallery: 4 Alarm Fire (May 4, 2011)

Propane Safety for Gas Grills & Heaters 

Arson Awareness Week 2011: May 1st - May 7th 

Focus on Fire Safety: Smoke Alarms

Study Shows Taking SF Ambulance Dramatically Reduces “Door-to-Lab” Time for Critical Cardiac Patients

2010 Administrative Bulletins Approved by Fire Commission - Available On-Line

San Francisco Fire Department Meritorious Awards Ceremony
San Francisco Fire Department Meritorious Awards Ceremony (PDF)

SFFD Advises Residents to Be on Alert; Supervisor Wiener Reaches Out
Public Alert: Announcement Regarding Castro Neighborhood Fires on 2/3/11 (PDF)

Call 8-1-1 Before You Dig

Public Response to "Working Essentials" Collection AMAZING
Public Response to "Working Essentials" Collection AMAZING (PDF) 

 

2010

Holiday Fire Safety: Fire Demonstration at St Francis Hospital Burn Center
Holiday Fire Safety: Fire Demonstration at St Francis Hospital Burn Center (PDF)

SFFD Receives Gift of Turnout Washer/Extractors to Help Prevent Firefighter Cancers
SFFD Receives Gift of Turnout Washer/Extractors to Help Prevent Firefighter Cancers (PDF)

Christmas Tree Fire Safety Regulations in Public Occupancies

THANKSGIVING - Peak Day for Cooking Fires
THANKSGIVING - Peak Day for Cooking Fires (PDF)

SFFD Holds "Working Essentials" Drive to Benefit the Homeless
SFFD Holds "Working Essentials" Drive to Benefit the Homeless (PDF)

Passing of Former San Francisco Fire Chief Joseph A. Medina
Passing of Former San Francisco Fire Chief Joseph A. Medina (PDF)

Wind & Fire Motorcycle Club Announces Annual Toy Run to Benefit San Francisco Firefighters Toy Program
Wind & Fire Motorcycle Club Announces Annual Toy Run to Benefit San Francisco Firefighters Toy Program (PDF)

SF Neighborhood Emergency Response Team (NERT) Conducts October 16th Drills to Commemorate Loma Prieta Earthquake

San Francisco Fire Stations Hold Open House Day
San Francisco Fire Stations Hold Open House Day (PDF)

San Francisco Fire Department to hold September 11th Rememberance Ceremony
San Francisco Fire Department to hold September 11th Rememberance Ceremony (PDF)

PUBLIC ALERT NOTICE - False Solicitations Being Made by Male Caller
PUBLIC ALERT NOTICE - False Solicitations Being Made by Male Caller (PDF)

San Francisco Firefighters Recipients of National Firehouse Magazine Heroism Award
San Francisco Firefighters Recipients of National Firehouse Magazine Heroism Award (PDF)

Fire Chief Acknowledges Deputy Sheriffs for Heroic Act
Fire Chief Acknowledges Deputy Sheriffs for Heroic Act (PDF)

Preventing Fires Caused During Roofing Practices - Important Information for Homeowners
Preventing Fires Caused During Roofing Practices - Important Information for Homeowners (PDF)

SFFD Introduces New Lockbox System
SFFD Introduces New Lockbox System (PDF)

Compact Fluoresecnt Lamp (CFL) Safety Information
Compact Fluoresecnt Lamp (CFL) Safety Information (PDF)

1st Annual Firefighter Stair Climb - Benefit for Local Burn Centers
1st Annual Firefighter Stair Climb (PDF)

Fireworks Public Safety Announcement
Fireworks Public Safety Announcement (PDF) 

Fire Chief Announces New Command Staff Appointment
Fire Chief Announces New Command Staff Appointment (PDF)

Appreciative Cardiac Arrest Survivor Makes Second Donation
Appreciative Cardiac Arrest Survivor Makes Second Donation (PDF)

Summer Safety Tips

SFFD Volunteers Loading Donations for Haiti Relief
SFFD Volunteers Loading Donations for Haiti Relief (PDF)

Free CPR Training at City Hall on June 1, 2010
Free CPR Training at City Hall on June 1, 2010 (PDF)

National EMS Week 2010 - May 16 thru May 22

San Francisco Fire Department holds AWSS Cistern Demonstration
San Francisco Fire Department holds AWSS Cistern Demonstration (PDF)

Arson Awareness Week 2010: May 2nd - May 8th

Earthquake Safety & Emergency Response Bond (http://sfearthquakesafety.org/)

104th Anniversary of the Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906
104th Anniversary of the Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906 (PDF)

San Francisco Neighborhood Emergency Response Team Conducts April 17th Citywide Drill
San Francisco Neighborhood Emergency Response Team Conducts April 17th Citywide Drill(PDF)

SFFD Conducts Free Public Tours of Auxilliary Water Supply System (AWSS) Facilities on April 17, 2010
SFFD Conducts Free Public Tours of Auxilliary Water Supply System (AWSS) Facilities on April 17, 2010 (PDF)

Change Your Smoke Detector Batteries for Daylight Savings Time (PDF)

SFFD announces Clothing Drive for the Children of Haiti

 

2009

Protecting your Household & Yourself from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning - December 29, 2009 

Christmas Tree Disposal & Recycling in San Francisco - December 29, 2009

Winter Holiday Fire Safety Tips - December 3, 2009
Winter Holiday Fire Safety Tips - December 3, 2009 (PDF)

SFFD & England EMS Participate in Paramedic Exchange Web Blog - November 5, 2009
SFFD & England EMS Participate in Paramedic Exchange Web Blog - November 5, 2009 (PDF)

Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery Campaign - October 27, 2009
Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery Campaign - October 27, 2009 (PDF)

20th Anniversary of Loma Prieta Earthquake - October 15, 2009
20th Anniversary of Loma Prieta Earthquake - October 15, 2009 (PDF)

Fire Station "Open House" Day - October 10, 2009
Fire Station ''Open House'' Day - October 10, 2009 (PDF)

Update on Firefighters Injured at Felton Street Fire - February 18, 2009
Update on Firefighters Injured at Felton Street Fire - February 18, 2009 (PDF)

Reward Increased for Information on Felton Street Fire Arsonist - February 13, 2009
Reward Increased for Information on Felton Street Fire Arsonist  - February 13, 2009 (PDF)

Arson Task Force Anonymous Tip Line - February 13, 2009
Arson Task Force Anonymous Tip Line - February 13, 2009 (PDF)

Felton Street Fire Determined as Arson - February 12, 2009
Felton Street Fire Determined as Arson - February 12, 2009 (PDF)

Update on Firefighters Injured at Felton Street Fire - February 6, 2009
Update on Firefighters Injured at Felton Street Fire - February 6, 2009 (PDF)

 

2008

Promotional Ceremony for SFFD Captains & Chiefs - December 16, 2008
Promotional Ceremony for SFFD Captains & Chiefs - December 16, 2008 (PDF)

Entry Level Firefighter Job Announcement - December 3, 2008
Entry Level Firefighter Job Announcement - December 3, 2008 (PDF)

Change Your Smoke Alarm Batteries for Daylight Savings Time - October 31, 2008
Change Your Smoke Alarm Batteries for Daylight Savings Time - October 31, 2008 (PDF)

Coit Tower 75th Jubilee Celebration - October 23, 2008
Coit Tower 75th Jubilee Celebration - October 23, 2008 (PDF)

Coit Tower "Fun Run" - October 23. 2008
Coit Tower "Fun Run" - October 23, 2008 (PDF)

1st Annual Alcatraz Swim - October 23, 2008
1st Annual Alcatraz Swim - October 23, 2008 (PDF)

Fire Station "Open House" Day - October 5, 2008
Fire Station "Open House" Day - October 5, 2008 (PDF)

September 11th Remembrance Ceremony - September 9, 2008
September 11th Remembrance Ceremony - September 9, 2008 (PDF)

WMD Multi-Agency Exercise - August 1, 2008
WMD Multi-Agency Exercise - August 1, 2008 (PDF)

Swearing-In Ceremony for Probationary EMTs & Paramedics - May 6, 2008
Swearing-In Ceremony for Probationary EMTs & Paramedics - May 6, 2008 (PDF)

Annual N.E.R.T. City-Wide Drill - April 18, 2008
Annual N.E.R.T. City-Wide Drill - April 18, 2008 (PDF)

102nd Anniversary of 1906 Earthquake & Fire - April 17, 2008
102nd Anniversary of 1906 Earthquake & Fire - April 17, 2008 (PDF)

"Every 15 Minutes" Program Staged at Sacred Heart HS - April 14, 2008
"Every 15 Minutes" Program Staged at Sacred Heart HS - April 14, 2008 (PDF)

Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation's "Scald Prevention Campaign" - April 2, 2008
Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation's "Scald Prevention Campaign" - April 2, 2008 (PDF)

Security Gates may be Potential Safety Hazards - April 1, 2008
Security Gates may be Potential Safety Hazards - April 1, 2008 (PDF)

It's Daylight Savings Time! Change Your Smoke Detector Batteries - March 07, 2008
San Francisco Firefighters Shave Their Heads for Cancer Research - March 05, 2008 (PDF)

SFFD Strike Teams Honored for SoCal Wildfire Response - January 24, 2008
SFFD Strike Teams Honored for SoCal Wildfire Response - January 24, 2008 (PDF)

Strike Teams at SoCal Wildfires Honored by Mayor & State Senator - January 23, 2008 (PDF)

SCOTT Health & Safety Contributes to SF Fire Fighters Cancer Prevention Foundation - January 17, 2008 
SCOTT Health & Safety Contributes to SF Fire Fighters Cancer Prevention Foundation - January 17, 2008 (PDF)

 

2007

Neighborhood Emergency Response Team (NERT) Citywide Drill - October 13, 2007
Neighborhood Emergency Response Team (NERT) Citywide Drill - October 13, 2007 (PDF)

SF Firefighters Toy Program Golf Tournament - October 29, 2007
SF Firefighters Toy Program Golf Tournament - October 29, 2007 (PDF)

Fire Station Open House Day - October 13, 2007
Fire Station Open House Day - October 13, 2007 (PDF)

German Unity Day - October 2, 2007
German Unity Day - October 2, 2007 (PDF)

San Francisco 49er's Honor Local Heroes - September 12, 2007

SFFD Remembers Fallen in World Trade Center - September 10, 2007
SFFD Remembers Fallen in World Trade Center - September 10, 2007 (PDF)

SFFD Receives New Rescue Device for Fireboat - July 30, 2007
SFFD Receives New Rescue Device for Fireboat - July 30, 2007 (PDF)

Chief Hayes-White to Serve on FEMA National Advisory Council - June 26, 2007

Fireworks PSA - June 20, 2007
Fireworks PSA - June 20, 2007 (PDF)

Recipients of the Department of Public Health's 2007 EMS Awards Named - May 25, 2007
Recipients of the Department of Public Health's 2007 EMS Awards Named - May 25, 2007 (PDF)

Paramedic Graduation - 4/17/2007
Paramedic Graduation - 4/17/2007 (PDF)

Whistlestop Tour - 3/23/2007
Whistlestop Tour - 3/23/2007 (PDF)

NERT Classes in Cantonese - 2/16/2007
NERT Classes in Cantonese - 2/16/2007 (PDF)

 

2006

New Year's Eve Safety - 12/27/2006
New Year's Eve Safety - 12/27/2006 (PDF)

Bone Marrow Donor Search - 11/28/2006
Bone Marrow Donor Search - 11/28/2006 (PDF)

SFFD Golden Guardian Regional Exercise - 11/9/2006
SFFD Golden Guardian Regional Exercise - 11/9/2006 (PDF)

Public Service Announcement from the Bureau of Fire Prevention - 11/6/2006
Public Service Announcement from the Bureau of Fire Prevention - 11/6/2006 (PDF)

Fire Prevention Week - 10/6/2006
Fire Prevention Week - 10/6/2006 (PDF)

SFFD Water Rescue Training - 9/22/2006
SFFD Water Rescue Training - 9/22/2006 (PDF)

Firefighter of the Year - 9/20/2006
Firefighter of the Year - 9/20/2006 (PDF)

Marine Equipment Gifted to San Francisco Fire Department - 9/15/2006
Marine Equipment Gifted to San Francisco Fire Department - 9/15/2006 (PDF)

Mayor Visits Citywide NERT Drill - 9/15/2006
Mayor Visits Citywide NERT Drill - 9/15/2006 (PDF)

SFFD Technical Rescue Operation Drill - 9/11/2006
SFFD Technical Rescue Operation Drill - 9/11/2006 (PDF)

WTC 5 Year Remembrance Ceremony - 9/7/2006
WTC 5 Year Remembrance Ceremony - 9/7/2006 (PDF)

SF Firefighters' Toys Golf Tournament - 9/1/2006
SF Firefighters' Toys Golf Tournament - 9/1/2006 (PDF)

Kikkoman Cooking Challenge - 6/21/2006
Kikkoman Cooking Challenge - 6/21/2006 (PDF)

Death of Retired Chief of Department Andy Casper - 5/30/2006
Death of Retired Chief of Department Andy Casper - 5/30/2006 (PDF)

Badge Pinning Ceremony - 5/24/2006
Badge Pinning Ceremony - 5/24/2006 (PDF)

Biodiesel Pilot Program - 5/16/2006
Biodiesel Pilot Program - 5/16/2006 (PDF)

Chief of Department at Cody's Bookstore - 5/1/2006
Chief of Department at Cody's Bookstore - 5/1/2006 (PDF)

Graduation - 5/1/2006
Graduation - 5/1/2006 (PDF)

Wreath Laying Ceremony at Graveside of Chief Dennis Sullivan - 4/14/2006
Wreath Laying Ceremony at Graveside of Chief Dennis Sullivan - 4/14/2006 (PDF)

SFFD Hosts Make-a-Wish Recipient - 4/3/2006
SFFD Hosts Make-a-Wish Recipient - 4/3/2006 (PDF)

Fire Commission Meeting - 3/31/2006
Fire Commission Meeting - 3/31/2006 (PDF)

Confined Space Rescue - 3/13/2006
Confined Space Rescue - 3/13/2006 (PDF)

Standdown Program - 3/13/2006
Standdown Program - 3/13/2006 (PDF)

 

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