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Victim identified in San Francisco’s deadly Ingleside fire

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San Francisco Fire Department engine | Adobe Stock | Source: Adobe Stock

A fire Saturday morning in San Francisco’s Ingleside neighborhood left one person dead, the city’s fire department said.

The blaze at the two-story house at 222 Byxbee St. was reported shortly after 7 a.m., and firefighters arrived within four minutes, the department said. Although the fire was controlled by 7:38 a.m., one person died.

The medical examiner identified the victim on Monday as Richard Wright IV, a 72-year-old San Francisco resident.

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San Francisco firefighters are on the scene of a blaze in the Ingleside neighborhood on Saturday. | San Francisco Fire Department

The cause of the blaze was under investigation, the fire department said.