Kitchen fire breaks out on Kearny Street in North Beach

UPDATE, 2:45 p.m.: According to a tweet from Supervisor Aaron Peskin, who says he is on the scene, the fire is out and no injuries have been reported.

Firefighters responded to a kitchen fire on Kearny Street at approximately 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, according to a social media post from San Francisco Fire Department. The fire was apparently caused by an appliance catching on fire.

Units are currently at the scene, and the public is being asked to avoid the area until approximately 3:45 p.m.

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