10:16 AM (Bay City News): A three-alarm fire at an apartment building on San Francisco’s Mission Street this morning sent one person to the hospital and left 26 residents displaced, a fire dispatcher and an American Red Cross spokeswoman said.
Six buildings were affected by the fire, which started in the garage of a building at 4020 Mission St. The San Francisco Fire Department responded to the fire at around 5:50 a.m. The fire was under control at 7 a.m., a fire lieutenant said.
Twenty-six people, including three children, were displaced and will be staying in hotels tonight, American Red Cross spokeswoman Melanie Finke said.
Four apartments have been deemed uninhabitable and a fifth unit has a hole in its roof, Finke said.
“Anyone who can’t get back into their homes will have a safe place tonight,” Finke said.
San Francisco Animal Care and Control is at the scene to assist with the residents’ pets, Finke said.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
7:45 AM (Bay City News): A three-alarm structure fire at an apartment building in San Francisco was under control at 7 a.m., a fire lieutenant said.
The San Francisco Fire Department responded to the fire at 4020 Mission St. around 5:50 a.m., a fire dispatcher said. Mission Street near Bosworth Street and Alemany Boulevard remains closed.
No injuries have been reported, but San Francisco Animal Care and Control is on the scene rescuing several pets.
7:12 AM: A third alarm has been issued for a structure fire that began at 4020 Mission St., a fire dispatcher said.
The San Francisco Fire Department responded to the call at about 5:50 AM. Since then, the fire has spread to two neighboring buildings.
According to KRON4 broadcast, the residents of the building all escaped safely. One was transported to a local hospital with smoke inhalation injuries, but is expected to recover.
At least two dogs were also rescued from the blaze, KRON said, and both are being treated by San Francisco’s Animal Care and Control.