Dozen residents displaced in Nob Hill fire

Twelve people, including a family of four, were displaced Tuesday afternoon when a two-alarm fire broke out and damaged two apartment buildings in San Francisco’s Nob Hill neighborhood.

The blaze was first reported at 3:47 p.m. in the 1400 block of Taylor Street, near Pacific Avenue.

Crews arriving at the scene found heavy fire affecting two different three-story structures with a total of 20 residential units between them.

The fire was under control by 4:33 p.m. No injuries were reported.

Fire officials said the blaze appeared to be accidental in nature, however, the official cause is under investigation.