Firefighter Suffers Minor Injuries While Fighting Mission District Blaze

A firefighter was taken to a hospital after suffering minor injuries while responding to a two-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Mission District this morning, a fire dispatcher said.

The fire was reported in the 1400 block of Stevenson Street, which is near Valencia, at about 6 a.m. It has since been controlled but as of 7:30 a.m. firefighters remained at the scene.

The firefighter was injured when he fell about 6 to 10 feet at the scene of the blaze, the dispatcher said.