One person burned in SF apartment fire

A fire in SF's Haight-Ashbury neighborhood sent one person to the hospital with burn injuries.

August 23, 2010 2:57:06 PM PDT
A fire in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury neighborhood this afternoon has sent one person to the hospital with burn injuries.

Firefighters responded at about 12:30 p.m. to a three-story apartment at 1366 Haight St., where fire was reported on the second floor, San Francisco Fire Department spokeswoman Lt. Mindy Talmadge said.

On occupant of a second-floor apartment was injured in the fire and taken to a burn unit at St. Francis Memorial Hospital, Talmadge said.

No other injuries were reported, and the fire was declared under control at 12:54 p.m., Talmadge said.

Fire investigators remained at the scene this afternoon to determine if damage had rendered any apartments uninhabitable.

The cause of the fire has yet to be determined.


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