In addition, the SAFD has been recognized by the Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI) and Masimo with the 2020 Excellence in Fire Service-Based EMS Award. The SAFD received the award for developing a novel whole blood program which provides blood transfusions en route to the hospital, instead of a saline solution at the scene of an emergency to patients.
Raw video of San Antonio firefighters on the scene if a house fire on Emporia Boulevard.
Hood began using his position to discuss issues of racial bias, in a video on Facebook, walking in three local Black Lives Matter marches, and a video address to the department.
Posts considered “absolutely unacceptable and reprehensible,"
Firefighters faced heavy fire at the rear of a house and rescued a man inside.
San Antonio firefighters pulled squatter out from a burning house.