UPDATE: Three hospitalized after two-alarm Marina district fire

UPDATE 11:05 A.M.:

Three people suffered smoke inhalation and two apartment buildings were damaged Thursday morning during a two-alarm fire in the Marina District, according to fire officials.

The fire was reported at 6:53 a.m. at a three-story building on Lombard Street near Divisadero Street, according to fire officials.

Firefighters upgraded the blaze to a two-alarm fire at 7 a.m. as the fire on the second and third floors spread to an adjacent building, according to San Francisco fire spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge.

Firefighters brought the blaze under control at 7:23 a.m., fire officials said.

Talmadge said four adults were displaced by the blaze and that three patients were transported to a hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

 

UPDATE 7 26 A.M.:

Firefighters have contained a two-alarm blaze that spread to at least two buildings in the Marina district Thursday morning, according to the fire department.

Fire officials posted to Twitter at 7:26 a.m. that the fire burned the second and third floors at 2533 Lombard St., and that flames had spread to 2525 Lombard St. Authorities urged the public to avoid the area.

The fire department reported one injury so far, a 65 year old male suffering from smoke inhalation, who the department said was in stable condition and en route to Saint Francis Memorial Hospital.

Fire fighters outside a burned building this morning in the Marina district. Photo by Kat Anderson
Fire fighters outside a burned building this morning in the Marina district. Photo by Kat Anderson

The blaze was first reported by the fire department’s Twitter page at 7:07 a.m.

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