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Waller Street 1-alarm fire sends smoke over Upper Haight, Cole Valley [UPDATED]

Photo: Naomi Silverman
By Camden Avery - Published on September 09, 2020.

A fire broke out shortly before 5 p.m. today at 1466 Waller Street, an apartment building at the intersection with Clayton Street.

Firefighting crews are currently on the scene containing and extinguishing the fire, and law enforcement have closed the area to traffic, according to reports from Citizen. 

The 1-alarm fire is isolated to the roof and central light well of a residential building on Waller Street, according to the San Francisco Fire Department. The building, constructed in 1906, has seven apartments on three floors.

At the time of this posting, SFFD hasn't released details about people injured or displaced, or about the cause of the fire.

Update, 5:50 p.m.: The San Francisco Firefighter's Union posted a video of the fire on its Twitter account:

Update, 9/10: The San Francisco Fire Department reports no injuries in the fire, which was contained by 6 p.m., but 4 people and 1 cat displaced. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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