UPDATE: Building Unstable Following 5-Alarm Fire (VIDEO)

By Candice Naranjo

Thu Sep 4th, 2014 1:22pm America/Los_Angeles

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SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Firefighters remain on the scene of a 5-Alarm fire in San Francisco’s Mission district.

Thursday’s fire at Big House Inc. on 2632 Mission Street has since been put out, but fire crews continue to monitor hot spots and the building’s infrastructure which was severely damaged during the blaze.

KRON 4′s Maureen Kelly reports that emergency demolition permits have been submitted and that demolition could begin as soon as Friday.

Officials say three people including a firefighter were injured in the fire.

All three suffered smoke inhalation and were taken to a hospital. Others were evaluated and treated at the scene.

Fire officials say the store was packed with merchandise and say the roof collapsed during the blaze.

The Salvation Army’s Mission Corps Community Center (1156 Valencia, btwn 22nd & 23rd) has been opened as a temporary relocation and gathering center for evacuated residents awaiting to return to their homes.

Mission Street Between 22nd and 23rd Streets remains closed pending demolition of the building.

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