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Five injured in two-alarm fire at Mission District senior housing site

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Firefighters work the scene of a two-alarm blaze in a residential building near 15th and Guerrero streets in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, November 30, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
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Five people were injured in a two-alarm fire at a senior apartment building in the Mission District Thursday afternoon, marking the second two-alarm fire in the neighborhood in less than 24 hours.

The fire Thursday on the seventh floor at 1855 15th St. was reported by fire officials on Twitter at 1:21 p.m. and was contained by around 1:50 p.m.

One person was helped out of the building and five in all were reported injured. None of the injuries were considered life-threatening, fire officials said.

The fire’s cause is under investigation and residents were being asked to avoid the area.

Firefighters work the scene of a two-alarm blaze in a residential building near 15th and Guerrero streets in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, November 30, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Meanwhile, a two-alarm fire left 11 residents displaced in the Mission District on Wednesday night, fire officials said.

The fire at 1007 to 1011 Shotwell St. was under control at 7:46 p.m. and everyone escaped injury.

Fire officials said three adults were displaced from 1007 Shotwell St. and accepted help from the American Red Cross.

Eight were displaced from 1011 Shotwell St. and did not request help with temporary needs.

Fire officials said the cause of that fire remains under investigation.

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