Posts Tagged ‘sffd’

Parks & Wrecked: Arson Fire Burns Large Playground Structure at Koret in GGP – Photos

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

[UPDATE: Oh, per Andy Bosselman of Hoodline, the arson occurred early this morning.]

Here’s the news, via Peter Chu:

Who burns a playground?

And:

Vandals strike playground in SF’s Golden Gate Park By Evan Sernoffsky

So now the largest play structure at five-star Yelp-rated Koret Children’s Quarter(s) in Golden Gate Park is shut down. And the part that is burned, with the slides and roofs, is connected to the climbing pole / pyramid you can see here on the right, and they’re connected to a few other things as well. All roped off:

7J7C5033 copy

So that’s it for the bigger kids play area at Koret now, and for a long time it looks like.

7J7C5034 copy

Look at the black burned out area underneath. Guzzoline? IDK. There used to be an enclosed slide on the left here – it’s all gone now.

7J7C5018 copy

I’m thinking this is a teardown. I’m thinking this will take months to fix.

Anyway, here are a few shots, showing the melted meltiness, some porno for pyros:

7J7C5020 copy

7J7C5021 copy

7J7C5022 copy

7J7C5024 copy

7J7C5025 copy

7J7C5027 copy

7J7C5028 copy

7J7C5029 copy

7J7C5030 copy

IMG_5019 copy

IMG_5020 copy

IMG_5022 copy

IMG_5023 copy

IMG_5024 copy

IMG_5025 copy

Another Year, Another Strip Club CHECK PRESENTATION for Our Local 798 SFFD Members

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Here’s the “tradition” and here’s the 2016 version:

6569632194276327693-copy

THUG LIFE: President Donald Trump Hits the Western Addition – WASSUP HATERS?

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

20161110_100816-copy

This is quite a change from just nine years ago

go8f4172a1

SFFD Ladder Truck Gets Blinged Out with Purple Lights

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

IDK why purple:

7J7C0730 copy

I guess it stands out under the glare of red lights?

Keep up the good work, SFFD.

An Up-Close View of the Prius-Killing Tree of Clement Street

Friday, August 12th, 2016

This attack from a few months back…

7J7C2361-copy

…came from this tree, which still shows where it broke apart:

7J7C0267 copy

Beware beware…

Did a “Rogue Wave” Overturn SFFD Marina District’s Rescue Boat? CERTAINLY NOT – How About a Sneaker, Sleeper or Set Wave Instead?

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Ahem:

There has been speculation among officials that the boat capsized due to a large, rogue wave, although the matter is still under investigation.”

Non, non, non!

Regarder:

Rogue waves (also known as freak waves, monster waves, episodic waves, killer waves, extreme waves, and abnormal waves) are large and spontaneous surface waves that occur far out in open water, and can be extremely dangerous, even to large ships such as ocean liners.”

Ocean Beach aint in open water, right?

So SFGov spokesmodels should pick a different adjective.

How about sneaker wave? You know, the kind that sneak up on the unwary. Or sleeper wave, for the sleepyheaded mariner. Or set wave, if you’re a surfer.

Speaking of which, take a look:

4355838272_5f4c3f0846_o

I suppose, if you don’t know what you’re doing, then you could try to pass the buck by calling this a rogue wave (or an Act of God). But that would just go to show that you didn’t know what you’re doing.

Oh here we go, CNN does my job for me here.

How common was the wave what overturned our rescue boat? Was it a once in a day wave, or a once every ten years wave? IDK. But it certainly wasn’t a rogue wave.

If only we had a highly trained branch of the US military stationed nearby, standing by to help people in the water…

Semper Paratus, Gentle Reader

Prius Pwnage: Prius Prunage Needed After a Ton of Tree Tumbles Upon This Troubled Toyota

Monday, March 14th, 2016

As seen on Clement:

7J7C2361 copy

This Prius is a lowrider now…

Another Run for SFFD Engine #21: The Aftermath of a Routine Bicycle Accident in the Golden Gate Park Panhandle

Friday, February 19th, 2016

I guess this is one of my issues, the width of the Fell Street bike path – I think it’s too narrow. It’s being used a lot more now than back when it was widened from 8 feet to 12 feet, IMO.

7J7C1052 copy

Anyway, this kind of thing happens all the time and it always seems to be E21 that turns up to haul people (and their bikes – it comes with you at no extra charge on your already quite hefty bill) away.

7J7C1069 copy

(Hey, who would get better medical attention after an accident – Princess Diana back in the 1990’s or a homeless person of the 94117 in 2016? It’s not even close.)

ASSIGNMENT DESK: Somebody ought to go on a ride-along with this crew and then write about it…

Wow, Look at How Proud San Francisco Firefighters are About Supporting Our Annual Stripper Club Christmas Toy Drive – And Look, Airbnb!

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

Get up to speed here and then try to see who’s sponsoring this year’s shindig here. These days, our local SFFD union doesn’t seem all that proud of this Christmas tradition at all:

Capturesfsfsss

And check it, from our local Paper Of Record last year:

Firefighters, strip clubs’ holiday connection seen as odd, sexist, by Heather Knight, December 15, 2014.