One dead in possible hazmat situation in SF Richmond District


San Francisco firefighters and police responded Monday morning to a possible hazardous materials incident that has resulted in the death of one person in the city’s Richmond District, a fire official said.

Authorities responded around 8:50 a.m. to a well-being check requested at an apartment building near 43rd Avenue and Clement Street, the fire official said.

A male was found dead inside and police and fire crews requested that a hazardous materials team respond to the scene, according to the fire official. She did not know what exactly was found at the home.

Residents have been evacuated from the building and 43rd Avenue is closed between Geary Boulevard and Clement Street, the fire official said.

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