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Firework Near Powell BART Station Prompts Police and Firefighter Response in San Francisco

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    Firework Near Powell BART Station Prompts Police and Firefighter Response in San Francisco
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    What emergency crews thought was an explosion near Powell BART Station in San Francisco Saturday evening turned out to be a firework, police said.

    The San Francisco Police Department and Fire Department responded to the area of 5th and Market around 6:50 p.m. after reports came in about a loud explosion.  

    Upon arrival, they discovered it was a firework that was set off in the area. No one was injured and all advisories were lifted by 8 p.m.

    No additional information was immediately available.

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