World News – US – Forest fire erupts on hill next to famous South San Francisco sign, threatening homes


A forest fire which became known as Diamond Fire erupted just after 12 p.m. Friday afternoon on the dry hill in southern San Francisco which is home to the famous « Industrial City » sign, and this led to evacuation orders for neighboring houses

Fire crews were responding to what was called a four-alarm fire, as reported by the NBC Bay Area, on Sign Hill in southern SF There are said to be two planes and a helicopter in flight in the area in connection with the shooting

The fire is burning very close to houses in the area and at least one house is said to have caught fire at 1:08 a.m.m

Evacuation orders have been issued for residents of Ridgeview Court, Carnelian Road, Sonja Road, Viewmont Terrace and Mountain Road

A weather station in the area posted winds of 18 miles per hour According to #Firemappers, only a tenth of an acre burned, but we are waiting for updates

Best view of the #DiamondFire burning in South San Francisco @RobMayeda @KTVU @NWSBayArea @CAFireScanner @KPIXtv @ abc7newsbayarea @theskylineview picTwittercom / BrCUYte3UA

Update 1:28 pm: CAFireScanner reports the fire « hit a few residential properties, but was all destroyed » The blaze had grown to around five acres and its maximum potential expansion was set at 10 acres

#DiamondFire (South San Francisco, San Mateo Co) – Tankers 85, 86 & Copter 106 being released, there is another drone in the area now also by AA140 The fire has hit a few residential properties but has all been overthrown imageTwittercom / k0CHQfQVs5

A planned event for Dolores Park, with possibly Proud Boys, has moved to UN Plaza « The San Francisco Police Department will be implementing all security measures for this event, » says Rec & Parks

Jay C Barmann is a fiction writer and web editor who has lived in San Francisco for 19 years

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South San Francisco Hillside Sign, Sign Hill, San Bruno Mountain

News from the world – United States – Wildfire breaks out on hillside next to the famous South San Francisco sign, threatening homes


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