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San Francisco Medic Facing Criminal Charges Over Restraint Of Patient

A San Francisco Fire Department paramedic is facing criminal charges and a San Francisco police officer has been fired over the restraint of a suicidal female. Medic Raymond Lee, 46, and San Francisco police officer Michael Filamor responded to a call from the woman’s mother who reported her daughter was threatening to harm herself.

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San Francisco Settles Sexual Harassment Suit for $575,000

The City of San Francisco has agreed to settle a sexual harassment suit brought by a female firefighter who accused colleagues of spreading feces in her bathroom and urinating in her bed. Suzanne Montes filed suit last year claiming she was repeatedly harassed while assigned to Station 2 in Chinatown.

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San Francisco EMT Sues FD and Her Colleagues for Discrimination

A former EMT with the San Francisco Fire Department is suing the department and several of her colleagues for discrimination on the basis of her sexual orientation. Jennifer Galarza filed suit in San Francisco County Superior Court alleging she was wrongfully terminated and harassed because she is a lesbian.

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San Francisco Firefighters Allege Reverse Sex Discrimination

Eight San Francisco firefighters who were transferred following allegations of sexual harassment at their firehouse in 2016, have filed suit claiming they were discriminated and retaliated against. BC Samson Lai, Deputy Chief Raymond Guzman, Capt. John Rocco, Lt. David Thompson, Lt. Michael Thompson, Lt. Luis Ibarra-Rivera, FF Richard Miles and FF Daniel Molloy filed suit yesterday in San Francisco County Superior Court.

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San Francisco Investigating On-Duty Drinking Incident

The San Francisco Fire Department is back in the headlines with another news report about on-duty personnel drinking. The department is investigating an incident that occurred last September at Station 11 where on-duty personnel were hosting a party for a member who was being transferred.

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San Francisco Sues Slumlord Over Unsafe Living Quarters

The City of San Francisco has filed suit against the owner and master tenant of a commercial building who illegally sub-leased basement living space to more than 20 vulnerable residents in a way that “jeopardized the welfare of their tenants, the neighbors, first responders, and all San Francisco residents.”

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First it Was Backdraft, Now It’s the Lights And Siren Club

The San Francisco Fire Department has been in the headlines quite a bit lately, with allegations of sexual harassment leading to the transfer of 10 officers, the reported theft of fire department equipment by a firefighter, and two members accused of sexual misconduct in a moving ambulance.

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San Francisco Fire Addresses Harassment Allegations

The San Francisco Fire Department is transferring ten officers including four battalion chiefs in the aftermath of a six-month sexual harassment investigation at Station 2. The investigation follows harassment allegations that included a complaint that someone had urinated on a female firefighter’s bed and smeared feces in her locker.

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San Francisco Close to Settling Drunk Driving Ladder Case for $5 Million

The infamous case of the drunk San Francisco firefighter who struck a motorcyclist with a ladder truck and then fled the scene on foot in 2013, is moving toward a final settlement. On June 29, 2013, FF Michael Quinn was driving a ladder truck on a run when he proceeded through a red traffic light and collided with a motorcycle driven by Jack Frazier.

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