Apartment building catches fire in San Francisco's Chinatown

A fire was burning at 834 Washington St. in San Francisco on June 1, 2022. Photo by San Francisco Fire Department.  (KTVU FOX 2)

An apartment fire in San Francisco's Chinatown has displaced an unknown number of residents, but was contained without anyone being injured, the city's fire department said.

The roof caught fire at 834 Washington Street on Wednesday afternoon and was contained about an hour later, according to the SFFD.

The building was described as a "multi-story dwelling" by the city's fire department.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.