North Beach fire displaces up to 30 residents

Robert Alexander/Getty ImagesA fire in the North Beach neighborhood displaced as many as 30 residents.

Robert Alexander/Getty ImagesA fire in the North Beach neighborhood displaced as many as 30 residents.

As many as 30 residents were displaced by a one-alarm apartment fire in The City’s North Beach neighborhood Sunday morning, a Fire Department dispatcher said.

The fire was reported in a three-story building at 1656 Powell St. near Union Street about 9:30 a.m., the dispatcher said.

Units quickly responded and the fire was under control about 10:10 a.m., the dispatcher said. No injuries were reported.

The blaze and water damage rendered at least 12 units uninhabitable. The cause of the fire was under investigation Sunday.apartment fireBay Area NewsNorth BeachPowell street

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