4-story Nob Hill building catches fire, no injuries or displacements

SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)-- Multiple people were rescued from a four-story building that  caught fire this evening in San Francisco's Nob Hill neighborhood, according to officials with the San Francisco Fire Department.

The two-alarm fire was reported near the corner of Mason and Washington streets at 5:56 p.m., according to fire spokesman Lt. Jonathan Baxter.

At the scene, firefighters helped evacuate residents from the building. Firefighters were ultimately able to put the blaze out within about 40 minutes of arrival, Baxter said.

No injuries were reported, however, a child was taken to a hospital for evaluation. Additionally, no residents were displaced.

Baxter said investigators believe the blaze started in one of the lower levels of the building and moved up through the wall, spreading into the upper floors.

 

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