SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF/BCN) — A woman died Monday shortly after she was rescued by firefighters from a burning home in San Francisco’s Sunnyside neighborhood, San Francisco Fire Department officials said.
Firefighters responded to the blaze around 4:20 p.m. in the 400 block of Monterey Boulevard, fire officials said.READ MORE: Firefighters at Scene of Morgan Hill Gas Leak; Some Evacuations Ordered
Once at the scene, firefighters discovered the victim and began attempts to extricate her.
The victim was hospitalized but died from her injuries a short while later. The victim’s identity has not yet been released by the city’s Medical Examiner’s Office.READ MORE: Oakland City Council Votes to Defund Police, Stripping More Than $17M from Department Budget
The one-alarm fire caused extensive damage to one of the building’s units. Another victim at the scene suffered smoke inhalation but chose not to be hospitalized, according to fire officials.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.MORE NEWS: Project Home: East Bay Startup Aims To Solve Housing Crunch With 3-D Printing Technology
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