[Photo Credit: Jeph Henderson]
On the hottest day of 2011 (so far) a roof-top fire at 165 Collingwood sent plumes of smoke up above the Castro early this afternoon. No word on a cause, or if this was another in a series of recent arson episode, but spontaneous combustion is not an unknown phenomenon in the neighborhood. According to SFFD spokesperson Mindy Talmadge:
It was definitely a very visual fire.And of course, we wouldn't expect anything less. The fire was quickly brought under control and although there's no assessment yet of damage, there were no reported injuries.
· One Alarm Fire Sends Plume of Smoke Over Castro [SF Appeal]