Suspicious fire destroys cars, tent on Folsom Street

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Authorities are investigating a suspicious fire in the Mission early Wednesday morning that damaged three cars, destroyed a tent and scorched the side of an adjacent building.

The fire broke out some time before 3:15 a.m. on Folsom Street, near 22nd, according to San Francisco Fire Department spokesman Jonathan Baxter. One of the cars was destroyed, while the two other cars and the building sustained moderate damage.

No one was injured or displaced by the fire, Baxter said.

[Photos by Liam Foley]

One thought on “Suspicious fire destroys cars, tent on Folsom Street

  1. AF

    Thanks for reporting on this. I heard the fire started in the minivan but unconfirmed. The whole sidewalk was left a mess. It was closer to 23rd Street, where tents are regularly set up.


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