Person Seen Climbing Out Of Burning SF Dumpster Taken To Hospital

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – One person was injured in a Dumpster fire in San Francisco’s Mission District Tuesday morning, a fire department spokeswoman said.

The fire was reported in the area of 22nd and Bartlett streets at 9:57 a.m.

“The person who reported it said there was a Dumpster on fire and somebody was climbing out of it,” fire department spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge said.

She said the person is being transported to a hospital, but she did not know the extent of the victim’s injuries.

The fire did not damage any structures in the area, she said.

Fire investigators were responding to the scene.

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