SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – San Francisco firefighters were on the scene of a three-alarm structure fire in the 1900 block of Washington Street.

The fire broke out at an apartment building at 1927 Washington St., in the city’s Pacific Heights neighborhood.

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The fire department announced via Twitter that the blaze had been brought under control shortly before 9 p.m.

The department says four buildings were affected but no one was hurt. They’re now working to help residents displaced by the fire.

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Smoke and large flames could be seen from nearby homes. A neighbor managed to capture the blaze from a rooftop balcony.

Fire officials asked people to avoid the area.

Neighbors described a chaotic scene, knocking on doors and said they had just minutes to gather their belongings and get out.

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