1 killed, 6 hurt as fire rips through San Francisco building

San Francisco Fire Department members fight a four-alarm fire at 22nd and Mission Street in San Francisco, Calif., on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Fire officials say one person is dead and at least four people have been injured in the massive, four-alarm fire in San Francisco's Mission District. (AP Photo/San Francisco Chronicle, Scott Strazzante)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities say one person was killed and at least six people were injured when a massive fire ripped through a building in San Francisco’s trendy Mission District.

Smoke and flames shot out of the mixed-used building Wednesday evening as onlookers crowded the area.

Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White tells the San Francisco Chronicle that at least one person died.

Hayes-White says the injuries include smoke inhalation and burns. A firefighter was among the six injured.

More than 100 firefighters battled the blaze, which burned for several hours before being contained.

A neighbor says families live on the third floor of the building, while offices occupy the second floor. The ground floor housed restaurants, shops and Mission Market.

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