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RIT activated after San Francisco FF falls down elevator shaft at fire scene

A mayday was called, and the firefighter was transported to an area hospital


Photo/San Francisco Fire Department

By Leila Merrill

SAN FRANCISCO — A firefighter was rescued Friday after falling down an elevator shaft at a two-alarm structure fire, ABC7 reported.

A mayday was called. A rapid intervention team rescued the firefighter, who the fire department said, was transported to a hospital and is expected to recover.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.