SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A three-alarm fire at an apartment building near San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood has been contained, according to fire department officials.
The fire, reported around 10 a.m. at 540 Leavenworth St., was contained at 11:04 a.m., said Firefighter Robyn Gralicer.
One person was hospitalized as a result of the blaze with injuries that are not considered life-threatening, Gralicer said.
The building was evacuated, and the American Red Cross is on the scene assisting tenants.
The fire started on the ground floor of the building in a light well and extended to all five floors, Gralicer said.
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