San Francisco 2-Alarm NoPa Fire Displaces 6

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A San Francisco Fire Department fire engine. (CBS)

A San Francisco Fire Department fire engine. (CBS)

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A fire that burned a three-story building in San Francisco’s North of Panhandle, or NoPa, neighborhood reached a second alarm Saturday afternoon, according to a fire captain.

More than sixty firefighters responded to the 1300 block of Hayes Street when the first alarm went off at 5:24 p.m. for an apartment fire. A second alarm was called at 5:30 p.m.

The fire was under control by 6 p.m., according to the fire department.

Six adults were displaced from four units on two floors of the building, according to the fire department.

The captain said there was considerable damage to the rear of the building and moderate damage in the front. The total property damage was estimated to be $250,000.

No residents or firefighters were injured and the fire did not affect any nearby buildings, he said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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