SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A firefighter suffered smoke inhalation battling a fire that damaged three buildings in San Francisco’s Alamo Square neighborhood Saturday afternoon, a fire spokeswoman said Tuesday.
San Francisco fire spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge said fire crews responded to a report of a fire shortly before 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the 1500 block of McAllister Street near Scott Street, located about a block north of Alamo Square Park.READ MORE: Knife-Wielding Man In Custody Following Standoff With Police in South San Jose
A firefighter who was battling the blaze was transported to a hospital with minor injuries resulting from smoke inhalation. The firefighter has recovered and no other injuries have been reported, Talmadge said.
The blaze was under control shortly after 2:30 p.m., according to a fire dispatcher.READ MORE: Fremont Woman Killed in New York After Being Shoved In Front of Approaching Subway Train
Talmadge said the cause of the fire remains under investigation, but that it does not appear suspicious.
She said the main property exposed to the fire sustained an estimated $500,000 in damage to the building and $100,000 in damage to its contents.
A nearby building on Scott Street also exposed to the blaze sustained $150,000 in structural damage and $50,000 in damage to its contents. A third building on McAllister Street sustained $75,000 in structural damage and content damage of $20,000, Talmadge said.MORE NEWS: COVID: Unions Push Back On State Guidelines Allowing Health Care Workers With Coronavirus To Return To Work
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