Fire prompts evacuations at high rise building in Mission District

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San Francisco Fire crews responded to a building fire in the Mission Thursday afternoon. (SFFD)

Five people were injured in a two-alarm fire at a senior apartment building in San Francisco's Mission Dolores neighborhood this afternoon, according to fire officials.

The fire on the seventh floor at 1855 15th St. was first reported by fire officials on Twitter at 1:21 p.m. and was contained by around 1:50 p.m.

One person was helped out of the building and five in all were reported injured. None of the injuries were considered life-threatening, fire officials said.

Fire officials said they do not yet know if any residents will be displaced.

The fire's cause is under investigation and residents are being asked to avoid the area.
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