Fire engulfs tour bus in Haight Ashbury 

A double-decker tour bus was fully engulfed in fire Sunday morning in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, according to the San Francisco Fire Department.

Fire dispatchers received multiple calls at 10:35 a.m. reporting the tour bus was ablaze at Haight and Shrader streets, just east of Golden Gate Park. A medic unit nearby also spotted the fire and immediately assisted in evacuating all passengers from the bus.

No injuries were reported within an hour of the incident.

Five rigs and 14 fire personnel were on scene and contained the fire by 11:32 a.m. The cause remains under investigation.

--Jessica Kwong

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Jessica Kwong

Jessica Kwong

Jessica Kwong covers transportation, housing, and ethnic communities, among other topics, for the San Francisco Examiner. She covered City Hall as a fellow for the San Francisco Chronicle, night cops and courts for the San Antonio Express-News, general news for Spanish-language newspapers La Opinión and El Mensajero,... more
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