6 residents displaced in San Francisco Castro fire, police take suspect into custody
SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) - San Francisco firefighters contained a two-alarm, multi-structure house fire Friday afternoon. Six residents were displaced.
The blaze was reported around 12:05 p.m. on 112 Eureka Street at 18th in the Castro neighborhood, police said.
Officers took a suspect into custody, but did not confirm the his arrest was connected to the fire. The suspect was transported to the hospital with injuries possibly related to the fire. Police said there were reports of a person with a knife seen nearby.
Officers could be seen going door to door, searching for the man. At around 2:30 p.m. the suspect was taken into custody while police searched the perimeter.
Four adults and two children are displaced, SF Fire said. There were no reported injuries.
Police had asked nearby residents to call 911 if they see anyone crossing through backyards.
Officials said the incident was resolved shortly after 3 p.m.
An police captain said SFPD arson investigators are handling this case.
Bay City News contributed to this report.