Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on the death of one San Francisco firefighter and two injured firefighters who responded to the two-alarm fire on Berkeley Way in the Diamond Heights neighborhood:
“I am deeply saddened by the tragic death of a SFFD firefighter who died today in the line of duty. This is a devastating day for our City, and I join all of San Francisco in expressing our deepest gratitude and profound sorrow for the loss one of our own. Our hearts are heavy as we are reminded of the sacrifices firefighters and their families make each day to keep our City safe. Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with the two injured firefighters and their families for a safe and speedy recovery.”
In honor of the fallen firefighter, Mayor Lee has ordered all flags to be flown at half-staff at all City buildings and grounds.
Last updated: 6/2/2011 3:31:56 PM