YouTube - Firefighters are continuing to work on a five-alarm fire that burned three structures in San Francisco.

The fire was reported just before noon at a four-story apartment building in the Western Addition of San Francisco. The fire spread from a building along the 1100 block of Elm Street two neighboring buildings.
One of the secondary buildings that caught fire was an apartment complex; the second structure was a school.

Two ambulances were initially dispatched to the scene. Three people -- one civilian and two firefighters -- sustained minor injuries.

An elderly care facility a few blocks away was briefly evacuated due to smoke concerns.
San Francisco fire official Joanne Hayes-White said they believe all residents were safely evacuated from both apartment buildings. The school was not in session.

The Red Cross has set up a command post along the 1300 block of nearby McAllister.

The fire was declared under control just after 3 p.m.

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Comment by Dino1410 on December 22, 2011 at 8:43pm

From my passed experience of dancing on the roof with fire underneath.  This video makes me a little nervious. I was ordered off the roof and after a delay climbed off the roof only to see fire punch through roof right were me and my crew was working.  Roof work requires constant monitoring of cost/benefit.  Be Safe Brothers and Sisters.

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