San Francisco residents allowed back into building damaged by fire

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A GoFundMe account has been set up to help 58 people displaced by a fire in San Francisco's outer Mission District. (KGO-TV)

On Monday, the 58 people displaced by a fire in San Francisco's outer Mission District were allowed to go into their building for a few minutes to take stock of what's left.

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Most residents found little to salvage. They left in a hurry when the 5-alarm fire broke out at a building on 29th and Mission streets Saturday.

Two people were injured and six buildings were gutted, including a low-income voucher hotel.

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Tenants got the all-clear Wednesday to re-enter after asbestos-testing was completed.

A GoFundMe account has been set up to support the displaced residents. So far, nearly $34,000 has been raised.

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The city is offering grants of up to $10,000 for businesses affected such as Cole's Hardware and Playa Azul Restaurant, which were both completely destroyed.

Click here to help the residents affected by the fire.
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