UPDATE: One injured, 37 displaced in two-alarm Tenderloin fire

UPDATE:

A two-alarm structure fire that broke out Thursday night in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood injured one person and displaced 37 others, fire officials said.

Firefighters responded Thursday at 7:13 p.m. to a structure fire at 545 O’Farrell St.

The fire escalated to a two-alarm blaze at 7:24 p.m., and firefighters were able to bring the fire under control at 8:46 p.m., fire officials said.

The American Red Cross responded to the scene and will activate an emergency shelter with the Human Services Agency to aid the displaced residents.

The shelter will be at the Gene Friend Recreation Center at 270 Sixth St. in San Francisco.

Fire officials said one adult was rescued and suffered from smoke inhalation injuries that were not considered life threatening.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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