SF Fire Department, Coast Guard dispatched to Pier 70 for possible fire

Firefighters and the U.S. Coast Guard are responding to an area near San Francisco’s Pier 70, according to a fire dispatcher and Coast Guard personnel.

The Coast Guard said it is dispatching a small boat to the area from Sector San Francisco, which is on Yerba Buena Island.

Pier 70 is a historic shipyard and is one of the largest ship repair yards on the West Coast, according to its website.

A fire department spokeswoman was not immediately available to provide details.

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