Felton Street Fire Determined as Arson - February 12, 2009

Media Advisory (PDF)

Arson Task Force Determines Felton Street
Fire was Intentionally Set

(San Francisco, February 12, 2009) - On February 5, 2009 at 12:26 a.m. the San Francisco Fire Department responded to a Working Fire at 627 Felton Street.

The fire ultimately became a 3rd Alarm Fire with six (6) Firefighters injured.  One (1) Firefighter remains in critical but stable condition.

San Francisco Fire Department Arson Task Force Fire Investigators have determined that the cause of the fire was not accidental, but was incendiary, meaning intentionally set.

The San Francisco Fire Department is requesting anyone that can provide information about the fire, or anyone involved in setting the fire, to please call the Arson Task Force anonymous tip line at 415.920.2944.

Any information may be helpful, even if you believe it might be insignificant, in our efforts to apprehend and prosecute the person or persons responsible.


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