Some families who were displaced by a fire in their Inner Sunset apartment building Saturday were able to return Sunday, but others required assistance from the American Red Cross.
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The American Red Cross has opened a shelter Sunday night to accommodate the more than 60 residents displaced this morning by a fire at 347 Eddy Street.
As of 6 p.m. Sunday, 65 out of the more than 120 residents in the building had requested assistance from the Red Cross. A shelter has been established at the City of Refuge church at 1025 Howard St. Read More
More than two dozen people were displaced by an apartment fire Sunday in the Tenderloin, according to the San Francisco Fire Department.
The blaze likely was caused by a cigarette dropped into a lightwell, fire officials said.
The inferno at the six-story, 40-unit apartment building at 347 Eddy St. was reported just after 8 a.m., a dispatcher said. It was brought under control at about 10:30 a.m. Read More
Firefighters put out an apartment fire in San Francisco's Inner Richmond district Sunday morning, a fire official said. Read More
An explosion reported in San Francisco's Upper Market neighborhood Tuesday night appears to have been caused by a transformer, according to a fire dispatcher.
Emergency crews responded to an area near Portola Drive and Market Street at around 10:30 p.m. Read More
A four-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Lower Haight neighborhood Tuesday displaced more than a dozen residents.The blaze was reported at 4:08 p.m. at a three-story building on the corner of Haight and Fillmore streets and was under control by 5:15 p.m.No injuries were reported, a fire dispatcher said. Read More
When Pierre Pegeron saw flames shooting out the windows of the building across from his business Tuesday, he didn’t think -- he acted. Read More
Firefighters continue to battle a fire that has grown to four alarms in San Francisco's Lower Haight neighborhood.The blaze was reported at 4:08 p.m. at a three-story building on the corner of Haight and Fillmore streets.No injuries have been reported, a fire dispatcher said. Flames and smoke were no longer visible as of 5:45 p.m., but firefighters are still on the scene putting out hot spots, according to fire spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge. Read More
Gene O’Neil and his carpool buddy were inching across the Bay Bridge toward home when he first saw a smudge of black rise from the horizon. Only a moment later, his friend received a text saying a plane had crashed into San Bruno.
As O’Neil started to call his daughter, whom he’d spoken to just a few minutes before about dinner plans, another text came through. Read More
A one-alarm fire damaged a computer lab at a children's center in San Francisco early Sunday morning, fire officials said.Firefighters went to the Children's Council of San Francisco at 455 Church Street on a report of fire at 12:50 a.m., according to the fire department.Initial reports were that the building was affiliated with nearby Mission High School, which was inaccurate, according to dispatch. Read More