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Monday, August 30, 2010

Fire at 888 O'Farrell Spurs Woman's Fatal Eight-Story Leap

Posted By on Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 12:05 AM

A woman leaped eight stories to her death Sunday following a suspicious fire at 888 O'Farrell Street. That blaze also hospitalized a thirtysomething man police say is recovering in an area hospital.

The San Francisco Medical Examiner's office said Sunday evening that the woman has not been officially identified. The blaze is believed to have been started when a mattress was ignited on that floor of the Trinity Towers Apartments

The cause of the 5: 30 a.m. morning fire remains under investigation.

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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.


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