In the early hours of this Saturday there was a fire in the pier 45 of San Francisco, in the emblematic Fisherman’s Wharf.
At 04:20 this May 23, the fire department of San Francisco It arrived at the scene of the accident, where the fire hit at least one of the pier’s four main warehouses, as well as the SS Jerimiah O’Brien, a ship used during World War II.
Can see and taste the hazy smoke across SF’s waterfront – we live a mile away from the Pier 45 fire. Much love and gratitude to our #SFFD firefighters for these HEROES saving lives – and the historic SS Jeremiah O’Brien. pic.twitter.com/9kOx0eJgyV
– Christine Pelosi (@sfpelosi) May 23, 2020
According to local authorities, the fire escalated so rapidly that the fire became one of four alarms.
Due to the size of the disaster, KCBS Radio reported, about 100 firefighters work in the area.
#InterNacional 🇺🇸 | Fire at the Fisherman’s Wharf Pier in San Francisco, California.
The flames have endangered a ship from World War II and the National Register of Historic Places.
Luckily, no injuries were reported. pic.twitter.com/QUMMQ3SIJV
– La Corneta (@LaCorneta_dgo) May 23, 2020
So far, no injuries have been reported and the cause of the fire has not been disclosed.
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🇺🇸 # Video | Fire in San Francisco pier
Firefighters fight to contain a fierce fire in the most emblematic pier of #SanFrancisco.
The fire at Fisherman’s Wharf has been contained in one section of the pier but threatens to spread to other buildings. pic.twitter.com/1AzhZrP0Fa
– Ahora Noticias (@AhoraNoticiasC) May 23, 2020