SAN FRANCISCO—Over 80 people were displaced due to a fire at the National Hotel on Market Street on Sunday, June 13. The San Francisco Fire Department classified the fire as a two-alarm fire at approximately 6:39 p.m. and announced that it was contained at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Twitter.
A mattress fire started in one room and spread to the first, second, and third floor of the hotel. Twenty-five fire officials were on scene including the SFFD, the San Francisco Department of Emergency Management, the San Francisco Human Services Agency, the Red Cross, the Tenderloin Housing Clinic, and San Francisco Animal Care.
Seventy-five firefighters and paramedics worked to extinguish the fire and render aid to the residents of the hotel. One person sustained smoke inhalation that was non-life threatening and two dogs were rescued.
District 6 San Francisco Board of Supervisor, Matt Haney, announced on Twitter that the building had been evacuated with no injuries reported. The Northern California Red Cross helped assess over 80 displaced residents and had them transported to shelter for the night.