SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A sausage factory that operated for decades in San Francisco’s Bayview District sustained significant structural damage in a two-alarm fire Wednesday afternoon, fire officials said.
The fire at Evergood Fine Foods at 1389 Underwood Ave. broke out just before noon today and it took more than 90 minutes for firefighters to bring the blaze under control.READ MORE: COVID: California Allows For Some Fans At Ballparks, Limited Capacity At Amusement Parks April 1
As crews were fighting the fire, the battalion chief at the scene expressed concern that the roof might collapse, fire spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge said.
While that hasn’t happened yet, the building sustained significant structural damage and likely will be declared uninhabitable, according to the fire department. No injuries were reported in the blaze.
Firefighters expected to remain at the scene into the evening hours to make sure that no flames spark in the charred rubble, fire officials said.READ MORE: UPDATE: Police Arrest Suspect After Knife-Wielding Man Flees 2-Alarm Apartment Fire In San Francisco's Castro
Evergood Fine Foods moved to Underwood Avenue in 1966, 40 years after opening the “Evergood Pork Store” in San Francisco’s Mission District, according to the company’s website.
Its products are sold in stores nationwide.
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