1 dead, firefighter injured in Inner Sunset fire

(Courtesy SFFD via Twitter)

(Courtesy SFFD via Twitter)

One person died during a three-alarm fire in the Inner Sunset neighborhood that started Saturday night, according to San Francisco fire officials.

The fire, which was first reported at 9:48 p.m. Saturday in a building at 1806, 1808 and 1810 8th Ave., was contained just before 12:10 a.m.

One firefighter was taken to the hospital with an injury that was not considered life threatening, officials said.

Three adults, two of whom are currently out of the country, were displaced by the fire, officials said.

Fire crews will be at the scene throughout the morning to ensure safety of the scene and maintain a fire watch.

More than 100 firefighters were on the scene a little more than
one hour into the blaze. Fire officials announced that the fired had been “held” to the address at 1808 and 1810 8th Ave. just after 11:15 p.m. Saturday.

Buildings in the area were evacuated. Fire officials didn’t say if those evacuations have been lifted as of early this morning.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. The Bay
Area chapter of the American Red Cross and city services are standing by to assist anyone who may have been displaced by the blaze.

This is a breaking news story. Check back here later for updates.

Bay City News contributed to this report

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