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100 San Francisco Firefighters Battle Blaze in the Western Addition

Written by Joe BurnUpdated at Aug. 23, 2022 • 2:23pmPublished Aug. 23, 2022 • 1:57pm
SFFD has alerted the public that a 3-alarm fire at1604 McAllister St San Francisco. | Courtesy SFFD


Over 100 San Francisco firefighters contained a three-alarm fire in the Western Addition Tuesday afternoon.

The fire broke out in a building at 1604 McAllister St., the San Francisco Fire Department said.

Two firefighters have been injured but “will be OK,” while one civilian non-serious injury has been reported and one person was rescued, the department said.

The Red Cross has attended to residents of the building affected by the second- and third-floor fire.

So far, 13 tenants have been reported as “displaced,” according to the fire department.

Passersby have been urged to avoid the area.


Joe Burn can be reached at [email protected]

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