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UPDATE: Fire Victim Dies After San Francisco Firefighters Rescue 4 from Western Addition Blaze

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) -- A man died and three others were rescued Friday morning after a smoky fire erupted in a row of apartment buildings in San Francisco's Western Addition neighborhood.

The San Francisco fire department said crews responded to a report of an one-alarm fire near Turk and Buchanan streets at around 7:13 a.m.

The arriving crews not only focused on battling the flames and smoke, but also on rescuing residents. Four residents were pulled from the smoke-filled building. An adult male fire victim suffering from severe smoke inhalation was rushed to a local hospital for treatment. Unfortunately, he later died of his injuries.

Two other adult residents and a juvenile were treated on the scene and transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. City services was assisting those three residents who have been displaced.

Two of the victims were rescued from an exterior second-floor window, and the other two were rescued from inside the building, according to an update offered by the SFFD.

The fire was brought under control at around 9:30 a.m., fire officials said.

Firefighters said a two-story, single-family residence was heavily damaged and two other units located nearby were impacted by smoke and water.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

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