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5 Alarm Fire in San Francisco’s Mission District. Firefighters Injured (5 Videos)

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Four people, including two firefighters, were injured as a result of a five-alarm fire burning in San Francisco's Mission District Thursday afternoon, a fire spokeswoman said. The fire heavily damaged a two-story commercial building in San Francisco's Mission District, enveloping the neighborhood in a massive plume of smoke, a fire department spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge said.

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Middletown, OH FD Hampered at Super 8 Fire After Layoffs

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A district fire chief said recent layoffs nearly led to tragedy and got a stern rebuke from the city manager in internal emails reviewed by WCPO Tuesday."We narrowly averted tragedy," District Fire Chief Pau Lolli said after it took more than 25 minutes for all of the necessary crews to reach a fire at the Super 8 motel Sunday night.

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