A suspicious fire in San Francisco's Bayview District early this morning caused an estimated $2.75 million in damage to three buildings and displaced 30 people from the neighborhood, authorities said.
The four-alarm blaze was reported at 12:53 a.m. at a two-story home at 1644 McKinnon Ave. near Third Street and spread to two other buildings. Read More
A local nonprofit is raising money to help the family of a 10-year-old girl who died in a house fire on Treasure Island early Saturday.
Catholic Charities CYO is gathering donations for the family of Cornlina Godfrey, who was trapped in the two-story home at 1223 Mariner Drive during the blaze, which was reported about 12:30 a.m. Saturday. Read More
A firefighter was taken to a hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation after battling a two-alarm fire at an apartment building in the Oceanview neighborhood Thursday morning, Assistant Fire Chief Tom Siragusa said.
The Fire Department received reports of a fire on the second floor of a three-story building at 119 Broad St., between Capitol and Plymouth avenues, at 5:31 a.m. Read More
American Red Cross volunteers are providing assistance at a four-alarm fire at the Squat and Gobble West Portal restaurant in San Francisco that is still burning this morning.
The fire was reported around 4:40 a.m. at 1 and 9 W. Portal Ave and was not under control as of 9:30 a.m., San Francisco fire officials said.
One firefighter suffered minor smoke inhalation while battling the blaze but did not need to be taken to a hospital, fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White said. Read More
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 Red Cross is helping 14 residents find temporary homes after a one-alarm blaze at a Tenderloin high-rise apartment complex Saturday evening.
The fire at 350 Ellis St. was reported at 5:22 p.m. and brought under control about 20 minutes later, according to the Fire Department.
Police reported Saturday that about 200 people were displaced by the fire, but that appears to have been overestimated. Read More
A three-alarm fire at an apartment building on San Francisco’s Mission Street on Monday morning sent one person to the hospital and left 26 residents displaced, a fire dispatcher and an American Red Cross spokeswoman said.Hein Oo, 22, who lives at 4018 Mission St., said he was awakened around 6 a.m. by someone ringing the doorbell at his home, the second unit of a duplex. But Oo wasn’t expecting any visitors, so he went back to sleep. Read More
One person was displaced by a two-alarm fire near San Francisco’s Alamo Square on Tuesday morning, a fire dispatcher said.The blaze was reported at 1127 Elm St. at 12:58 a.m. and firefighters had the fire under control by 1:37 a.m., the dispatcher said.No one was injured and the American Red Cross was contacted to assist the displaced resident with temporary housing.The cause of the fire is under investigation. Read More
A man who suffered extensive burns in a natural gas explosion on Monday night at a duplex in East Oakland is in critical but stable condition at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco, a hospital spokeswoman said.The man, Leon Spencer, was being treated for burns covering 80 percent of his body. Spencer was taken to Highland Hospital in Oakland and then transferred to the burn unit at St. Francis overnight, hospital spokeswoman Linda Gillespie said. Read More