San Francisco

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

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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