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Dozens Displaced In Apartment Fire In SF North Beach

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A 1-alarm fire was displaced residents in the building at 1656 Powell St. near Union St. in San Francisco. (CBS)

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — As many as 30 San Francisco residents were displaced by a one-alarm apartment fire in the city’s North Beach neighborhood Sunday morning, a fire department dispatcher said.

The fire was reported in a three-story building at 1656 Powell St. near Union Street at about 9:30 a.m., the dispatcher said.

Units quickly responded and the fire was under control at about 10:10 a.m., the dispatcher said.

There were no reported injuries, he said.

The blaze and water damage rendered at least 12 units uninhabitable, the fire department said.

Crews remained at the scene conducting an investigation at 12:15 p.m.

(Copyright 2013 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed)

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