Battalion Chief Terry Smerdel returned from an early morning fire alarm call, and was later found by coworkers in his office, unresponsive. Advanced Life Support measures were immediately initiated. He was pronounced deceased surrounded by his Fire Department Family, and later joined at the station by the Department’s Chaplain and the Smerdel family.
Incident Location: 1350 Stockton St, San Francisco, CA 94133 (U.S. National Grid: 10S EG 5206 8360)
San Francisco Fire Department
698 2ND ST
U.S. National Grid: 10S EG 5364 8165
San Francisco, California 94107
Chief: Joanne Hayes-White
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.