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Fire Burns Through Popular Mission Taqueria, Displaces 22 People

Debris fire burns apartment building, housing Taqueria Los Coyotes on the ground floor
By - posted 2/3/2022 No Comment

Thanks to SFGate for sharing the sad news that a two-alarm fire early Thursday in San Francisco’s Mission District sent two people to the hospital and displaced a total of 22 people.

Crews responded to a 12:18 a.m. report of the fire at 3036 16th St., where a debris fire that is believed to have started outside the building wound up damaging 13 units. Two people were taken to a local hospital with smoke inhalation injuries and 20 more were displaced in the incident. Firefighters had the fire under control by 1:46 a.m. and began an investigation, according to a 3:16 a.m. tweet from the San Francisco Fire Department.

Thirteen units were severely damaged as well as the Taqueria Los Coyotes, a popular Mexican restaurant on the ground floor of the building. SFFD determined that the whole building in uninhabitable. Red Cross has been asked to help those that have been displaced. The Fire Department has begun investigating the fire.

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