Suspect arrested after house fire in SF’s Eureka Valley; 6 displaced

Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON/BCN) — San Francisco firefighters have contained a two-alarm house fire in the city’s Eureka Valley neighborhood.

The San Francisco Fire Department said they responded to 112 Eureka St just before noon. Officials say the fire was contained by 12:55 p.m.

No injuries were reported.

According to fire officials, police also responded to the scene for a report of a suspect armed with a knife who was seen fleeing the house fire. The suspect was later found and arrested within a perimeter of the area set up by police.

The building was a four-story single-family residential building. San Francisco fire officials are working with building inspectors to determine if the building was being used as apartments, flats, or a single-family residence.

At this time, 5 adults and 2 cats have been identified as displaced from this fire.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Bay City News contributed to this report.

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