1 Firefighter Injured, 11 Residents Displaced In 1-Alarm Fire In Portola Place

A 1-alarm fire broke out this afternoon in a three-story residential building in the Portola Place district, injuring one firefighter and displacing 11 residents.

San Francisco Fire Department spokesperson Officer Jonathan Baxter has confirmed that the fire started at 1:17pm at 132 Apollo St., and it was distinguish by 2:12pm.

One firefighter was injured at the scene and transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

No other major injuries have been reported, although one adult was rescued from the building.

A total of 11 people have been displaced by the fire, including four children. According to a tweet sent from the scene, the Red Cross is onsite assisting displaced residents.

The cause of the fire has not been determined but Officer Baxter assured that it will be heavily investigated.

The SFPD and SFFD are continuing to advise residents to avoid the area until they leave the scene.

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1 firefighter injured 11 residents displaced in 1 alarm fire in portola