thick clouds of smoke and flames: A fire broke out on Saturday morning (local time) in a historic warehouse in San Francisco.In San Francisco broke out on Saturday morning (local time) a major fire at the port. A historic warehouse on Pier 45 stand ablaze in flames. The column of smoke was seen for miles.
Update from the 24. May 2020, 15.18 U hr: The flames shot up to 30 metres into the sky. Dark clouds of smoke lay over the Bay of San Francisco. A fish camp house on the historic Wharf Pier 45 was burning.
150 firefighters with 50 fire trucks and some of the firefighting boats were about seven hours until the fire was extinguished around noon. A firefighter was injured and treated in hospital, such as the San Francisco Chronicle reported. The building camps on Pier 45 in the fisherman's equipment, burned to the ground.
The military cargo ship Jeremiah O'brien from the Second world war, the is located at Pier 45, however, remained undamaged. The so-called Liberty freighter was already at the landing of the allies in Normandy in 1944 in the process. The cause of the fire was not immediately known. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the homeless were more often in the building, and cooked there, sometimes on an open fire. Some workers reported that they had heard an Explosion.
Devastating fire in San Francisco's Historic Pier 45 goes up in flames
initial notification by the 24. May 2020
San Francisco - In a port facility in the San Francisco in the U.S. state of California, there has been a large fire. The fire broke out on Saturday morning (local time) from yet unknown cause, in a warehouse on the historic Wharf Pier 45 how the fire and rescue services. There is major damage was done. Temporarily, around 150 firefighters were in use. A firefighter had been injured working the fire, no one else had come to harm, it was more. Footage showed one of the fire ascending and widely-visible column of smoke.
Fire is raging on the SF Pier pic.twitter.com/UEpQIDxJsn— Dan Whaley (@dwhly) May 23, 2020
San Francisco: Therefore, Pier 45 is so famous
On Pier 45, the US military ship Jeremiah O'brien from the time of the Second world war, which was not damaged by the fire, is, among other things. It is also very close to the tourist Pier 39, where numerous sea lions frolicking. The docks belong to the grounds of the Fisherman's Wharf, this is due to numerous attractions, Restaurants and shops for tourists and Locals.
Here's a great overhead shot of the damage at pier 45. Good work by @SFFDPIO @SFFFLocal798 keeping it to one building https://t.co/iUu6zCkmLj— Inside, San Francisco (@mydayinSF) May 24, 2020
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dpaUpdated Date: 24 May 2020, 10:34