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Stories in Category Public Safety
With ongoing wildfire risk in San Diego, emergency officials encourage residents to create a family disaster plan.
Two-year-old Emily loves walking into San Diego Fire-Rescue Station One. She knows she’ll receive lots hugs, kisses and an occasional belly rub. The station isn’t just a place to visit, it’s her office and second home. Emily, a black Labrador Retriever, is an Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and...
Shining a spotlight on those who go above and beyond, the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department honored the extraordinary measures firefighters, paramedics, lifeguards and even civilians went through, to save the lives of others.
“The employees you’ll meet today stand out among their peers,”...
Ahead of the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, City officials remember the first responders, the fallen and their families at a memorial.
On any given day, Christine Garcia is prepared to respond to the worse.
With nearly nine years of service on the books with the San Diego Police Department (SDPD), Garcia has worked every avenue of traffic policing, from neighborhood patrol to fatal accident investigations.
At the beginning of each season, the City of San Diego Fire-Rescue Department practices a ''wildland refresher' to brush up on techniques for getting water to a fire.
Así como el departamento de policía trabaja para responder pronto a situaciones de emergencia, es importante saber tres cosas al marcar 9-1-1.
When you dial 9-1-1, every second counts.
As the Police Department works to quickly respond to emergency situations, it’s important you know three things about dialing 9-1-1.
First, don’t hang up. Calls are answered in the order they come in. If you hang up, a dispatcher must then...