Two-alarm fire at SF sausage factory contained, buses rerouted

A two-alarm fire at a sausage factory in San Francisco's Bayview District has been contained, fire officials said.

Fire officials said the blaze, reported at 11:55 a.m. at 1389 Underwood Ave., was contained as of 12:51 p.m. but firefighters have not fully extinguished the flames.

According to its website, Evergood Fine Foods moved to that location on Underwood Avenue in 1966, 40 years after opening the "Evergood Pork Store" in San Francisco's Mission District.

San Francisco fire spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge said everyone got out of the building safely, but she wasn't sure how many people were there at the time the fire started.

Talmadge said the battalion chief at the scene was concerned about the possibility of the roof collapsing. She described the building as a large warehouse-like structure.

San Francisco Municipal Railway 54-Felton buses are rerouting in both directions around Underwood Avenue between Ingalls and Jennings streets, Muni officials wrote on Twitter around 12:50 p.m.

There were no reports of injuries in the fire as of early this afternoon.
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