San Francisco fire fighters have rescued one person from a two-alarm blaze in Chinatown this morning.
According to the San Francisco Fire Department's tweets, the fire was first reported at 7:47am at 1199 Stockton St., a two-story commercial and residential building at the corner of Pacific—near the Stockton Street Tunnel.
Fire fighters pulled one victim from the building. The victim's injuries were quickly downgraded from serious to non-life-threatening.
While officers are still working to contain the fire, the SFFD has not issued any evacuation orders. However, the department has urged the public to avoid the area and neighbors to close their doors and windows to avoid smoke.
Red Cross and representatives from other city services are standing by to assist anyone displaced, the department also confirmed.
Update, 1:50pm: The blaze has been contained but traffic delays continue.
Mayor Ed Lee and representatives from the the Office of Economic and Workforce Development were on the scene this afternoon to assess the damage. According to the OEWD, the mayor has activated disaster relief funds for the small businesses displaced by the blaze.
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