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60 Homeless After San Francisco Fire

Daytime blaze hits apartment building
By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 23, 2011 6:21 AM CST
60 Homeless After San Francisco Fire
Firefighters and police officers keep watch over an apartment fire in the Western Addition district in San Francisco, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011.   (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

(Newser) – It took three hours and 150 firefighters to calm an apartment blaze in San Francisco that left 60 people homeless. Three buildings were caught in flames in the fire, whose cause will be investigated today. It apparently started in a neighboring Victorian home and spread from there, reports AP. The only real injury was a firefighter treated for a neck burn. (Read more San Francisco stories.)

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