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‘Suspicious’ House Fire In SF Excelsior District Injures Two

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Fire-Damaged House

A house in San Francisco’s Excelsior District was damaged in an early-morning blaze, Monday. (CBS)

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Firefighters put out a blaze at a home in San Francisco’s Excelsior District that sent two people to the hospital early Monday morning, according to a fire dispatcher.

Fire crews were called to a report of a two-story residential structure fire in the 100 block of Athens Street around 12:50 a.m., the dispatcher said.

Fire personnel upgraded the blaze to a two-alarm fire a short time later, and had the fire under control by 2:13 a.m., according to the dispatcher.

Two people suffered undisclosed injuries in the blaze and were sent to a nearby hospital.

One person was displaced by the fire, which is under investigation.

(Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed)

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