SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The San Francisco home made famous in the 1993 movie “Mrs. Doubtfire” was apparently the target of a suspicious fire on Monday night.
Authorities were called to the home on Broadway and Steiner Street around 8 p.m. after someone reportedly tried to set fire to the home’s garage door and front door. An accelerant, such as gasoline, was possibly used.READ MORE: UPDATE: Estrada Fire Containment 35%; Evacuation Orders Downgraded as Crews Mop Up
Police remained on the scene until shortly past 11:00 p.m. Monday. No suspects have been identified.
The home, which was the setting for the film starring Robin Williams, regained notoriety last August after the actor and comedian’s death. The front of the home became a memorial to Williams, as fans dropped off flowers and placed notes.
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Dr. Douglas Ousterhout, a plastic surgeon, currently owns the home.
The doctor told police that he is having problems with a former client, but is not sure who is responsible for the fire.MORE NEWS: COVID Vaccination Count in San Mateo County Revised Down Due to Data Error
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