9:36 AM: A four-alarm fire that damaged three buildings in San Francisco’s Bayview District early this morning is considered suspicious, police and fire officials said.
The blaze was reported at 12:53 a.m. at a two-story house at 1644 McKinnon Ave., near Third Street. The flames spread to two other structures before the fire was extinguished at 4:19 a.m.
Police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said arson investigators are at the scene this morning. He said no arrests have been made.
At least one firefighter suffered a minor injury while battling the blaze but was treated at the scene, fire officials said.
A gas leak was reported as a result of the fire, prompting PG&E to respond to the scene, according to fire officials.
The American Red Cross is assisting residents who have been displaced by the blaze. An exact number of displaced residents was not immediately available this morning.
Dan McMenamin, Bay City News
4:18 AM: Firefighters have contained a four-alarm house fire in San Francisco’s Bayview district this morning, according to fire officials.
The fire, located at a two-story house at 1644 McKinnon Ave., near Third Street, was reported at 12:53 a.m., fire officials said.
Fire officials said the fire was contained at 3:20 a.m.
According to fire officials, the Red Cross responded to the scene to assist at least seven residents displaced by the fire.
Hannah Albarazi, Bay City News
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