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Massive fire at San Francisco’s Pier 45

More than 125 firefighters are fighting the flames at the popular tourist area.

Fire crews battle a blaze at Pier 45 in San Francisco, Ca.
Fire crews battle a blaze at Pier 45 in San Francisco, Ca. (NBC Bay Area)

SAN FRANCISCO, Ca. – More than 125 firefighters fought flames at San Francisco’s Pier 45.

The San Francisco Police Department says a quarter of the pier at Fisherman’s Wharf has been lost.

Crews were able to save the S. S. Jerimiah O’Brien, a historic ship used during World War II.

Everyone was evacuated from the pier.

Officers say the fire caused a partial building collapse on the southern end of the pier.

There is no word yet on a cause.

No injuries were reported.


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