CDuAjGvUsAAOF8tSAN FRANCISCO—Just before 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28, a fire began in the kitchen of a house on the 160 block of Maynard Street in the Excelsior District of San Francisco.

The fire spread to two neighboring houses and black smoke could be seen from the 280 Freeway.

The fire was contained by firefighters within the hour and no injuries were reported. Exact damages to the homes are still being determined.