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Intense fire in San Francisco likely an accident, police say
Intense fire in San Francisco likely an accident, police say

San Francisco police said it did not appear that a four-alarm fire that ripped through the Mission District on Wednesday night, killing one person and injuring six others, was deliberately set. The fire in a mixed-use building at 22nd and Mission streets began about 6:45 p.m. Wednesday and sent residents fleeing. Police evacuated a neighboring building as a precaution. Firefighters worked through the night to put down the stubborn blaze. It wasn’t extinguished until after midnight and part of the building’s roof had collapsed. One man pulled from the building died at the scene as a result of his injuries. Police said the fire appeared to be accidental. “It does...

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