Woman rescued from balcony in Nob Hill fire

One woman was taken to a hospital after she was rescued from a fourth-floor balcony during a two-alarm fire that has now been contained in Nob Hill Tuesday morning, according to the San Francisco Fire Department.

The fire was reported at a multi-residential building at 1591 Jackson St. at 4:07 a.m., San Francisco Fire Department Lt. Jonathan Baxter said. It was deemed under control at 4:54 a.m.

The American Red Cross is assisting six residents who were
displaced in the blaze.

Baxter said commuters should expect delays in the area of the fire for the next hour. The fire’s cause is under investigation.

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