Firefighter Hurt, 25 Residents Displaced In San Francisco Apartment Blaze

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A firefighter was taken to a hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation after battling a two-alarm fire at an apartment building in San Francisco’s Oceanview neighborhood Thursday morning, Assistant Fire Chief Tom Siragusa said.

The fire department received reports of a fire on the second floor of a three-story building at 119 Broad St., between Capitol and Plymouth avenues, at 5:31 a.m.

Twenty-five residents were evacuated before the blaze was controlled at 6:14 a.m., fire officials said.

No injuries were reported, and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

The American Red Cross responded to the scene to assist displaced residents.

The fire disrupted service on San Francisco Municipal Railway’s M-Ocean View line.

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