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Firefighters battle enormous 4-alarm fire on Pier 45 in San Francisco

AccuWeather logo AccuWeather 5/23/2020 Chaffin Mitchell

San Francisco firefighters battled a four-alarm fire at a warehouse on Pier 45 at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco on Saturday morning, the San Francisco Fire Department (SFFD) said.

Roughly 100 firefighters responded to the scene, according to KCBS. The warehouse where the fire was sparked is a "total loss," KGO-TV reported, while half of the pier has been lost after the fire was sparked, the SFFD said.

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Smoke from the fire could be seen from space shown by the National Weather Service. Videos from the scene were posted to social media showing smoke billowing from the flames near the waterfront.

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