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San Francisco: D-Day ship saved from huge fire on Fisherman's Wharf


A huge fire engulfed a warehouse on Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco early on Saturday, sending a thick plume of smoke over the waterfront and threatening to spread to a historic second world war ship before firefighters brought the flames under control.

No injuries were reported but firefighters were making multiple searches to ensure no one was inside the building on Pier 45, San Francisco Fire Lt Jonathan Baxter told reporters.

Baxter said fire investigators were trying to determine whether any homeless people were inside.

“That is something of grave concern, that is why we’re actively trying to ...


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