A tour bus fire in North Beach sent two people to the hospital with smoke inhalation injuries. (Courtesy SF Fire Department)

A tour bus fire in North Beach sent two people to the hospital with smoke inhalation injuries. (Courtesy SF Fire Department)

3 injured as firefighters battle flames in tour bus, Lone Mountain homes

A tour bus caught fire in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood Wednesday afternoon, sending two people to the hospital due to smoke inhalation.

The fire involving a double decker tour bus was reported shortly before 5 p.m. in the 300 block of Columbus Ave., according to fire officials.

The fire was reported under control within ten minutes but caused some ongoing traffic delays in the area.

Firefighters also responded to a one-alarm fire at 252 Parker Ave. in the Lone Mountain Area around 4:30 p.m. that involved two structures.

One adult was taken to the hospital due to smoke inhalation in that fire and four people were displaced.

The Parker Avenue fire was reported contained shortly before 6 p.m.

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