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Person Critically Injured in San Francisco Fire After Jumping From 3rd Story Window

An person is critical condition after jumping from the third floor of an apartment building after an accidental fire broke out Friday afternoon in San Francisco's Outer Richmond neighborhood, fire officials said.

The fire was reported at 4:49 p.m. in a three-story, seven-unit building in the 800 block of 48th Avenue, not far from the ocean. Five other people were injured and a service animal died in the blaze, according to fire department spokesman Lt. Jonathan Baxter.

Police got to the building first and started rescuing people and firefighters arrived and raised ladders to rescue three from the building's windows, Lt. Baxter said.

A total of five were rescued and a total of five were injured.

Ten people have been displaced and they are getting help from the American Red Cross and city employees.

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