SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — A structure fire broke out in the city’s Outer Richmond neighborhood Sunday morning damaging two homes and displacing one person, according to the San Francisco Fire Department.
At around 8:58 a.m., multiple calls were reported of a structure fire in the 600 block of 40th Avenue. Firefighters arrived two minutes later to the scene of a two story, multi-residential home under heavy fire, officials said.
The fire quickly spread to a two-alarm fire and caused live electrical wires to fall down in front of the home and along the street. Around 70 firefighters were on the scene to help contain the fire, officials said.
The fire was contained shortly after at 9:43 a.m., according to SFFD. Two homes are damaged and one person is displaced as a result of the fire. The neighboring home sustained moderate damage, fire officials said. Red Cross Northern California is assisting the displaced person. No injuries were reported.
Residents nearby were asked to shelter in place prior to the fire being contained.
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