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One Injured in 3-Alarm Fire in San Francisco

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The forward progress of the three-alarm fire in San Francisco's Richmond district has been stopped, a fire department spokesman said Saturday afternoon.

Crews are now putting out remaining hot spots in the residential structure fire that broke out at 324 Tenth Ave. between Clement Avenue and Geary Boulevard, according to Lt. Jonathan Baxter, a spokesman for the department. 

The fire involved three buildings and sent one person to the hospital. The person is expected to be OK, Baxter said. 

The department has not yet released any information about the cause of the fire.

Two dogs have been rescued, according to Baxter. While the department said two cats have been rescued, a ginger cat named Napoleon is still missing and officials are asking anyone who sees Napoleon to email

The fire department is asking the public to continue to avoid the area.

Videos and photos shared on social media by people in the area showed black smoke in the air and fire trucks around the block around 2 p.m.

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