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A three-alarm fire in the Inner Mission neighborhood of San Francisco destroyed an auto business and displaced 17 people at an apartment building. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

‘It could have been worse’: Mission tire shop fire displaces 21 people

Oscar Lepe might not have heard someone pounding on his apartment windows…


Mike koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoResidents of a building at Mission and 22nd streets said they did not hear fire alarms last week when a blaze that killed a man broke out. Supervisor Jane Kim has proposed the expansion of what residential buildings should have sprinklers.

SF supervisors push for stricter safety laws after string of fires

A string of major apartment fires has prompted elected city officials to…


Mike Koozmin/The S.f. ExaminerA 5-alarm fire destroyed a retail business in the Mission on Thursday.

Cause of fire at Mission retail store remains under investigation

A retail store in San Francisco's Mission district that was destroyed in…