SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A garage fire at a two-story house in San Francisco’s Outer Mission neighborhood Wednesday afternoon displaced four people and left a firefighter injured, a fire department spokeswoman said.
The blaze was reported at 12:48 p.m. in a garage connected to a single-family home in the 300 block of Mt. Vernon Avenue, about three blocks away from the Balboa Park BART station, San Francisco fire spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge said.READ MORE: Hertl’s Hat Trick Leads Sharks Past Flames, 5-3
Although firefighters managed to contain the blaze to the garage and extinguished it within a half-hour, the fire caused two adults and two children to be displaced, according to Talmadge.
A firefighter was transported to a hospital with a laceration. The severity of his injury has not yet been released.READ MORE: COVID: High Demand For Vaccines, Boosters Strains Staffing At San Mateo Clinic
No other injuries were reported, Talmadge said.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.MORE NEWS: Firm Once Owned By 'Pharma Bro' Shkreli To Pay $40 Million To Settle Price Gouging Lawsuit
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