Firefighter injured, 11 residents displaced in San Francisco apartment fire

Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) – A firefighter was injured in an apartment fire early Sunday morning in San Francisco, according to the fire department.

The two-alarm fire broke out around 3:18 a.m. in a multi-unit building near Hayes Valley.

The fire damaged units 77-79 Carmelita Street and exposure damage was caused to 99 Carmelita Street and 661-663 Waller Street.

11 residents were displaced from those units.

One firefighter, who suffered non-life threatening injuries, was taken to the hospital to be treated and is okay.

Fire crews reported the fire was contained around 5:27 a.m.

The American Red Cross was on the scene assisting the residents who had been displaced.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation at this time.

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