Residents Escape Two-Alarm San Jose Fire

Posted: April 18, 2013 in Opportunity

CBS San Francisco

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – A three-alarm fire that displaced four residents at a San Jose home Wednesday afternoon has been extinguished, a fire captain said.

The fire was reported at 2:06 p.m. in the 2100 block of Ruby Avenue, fire Capt. Cleo Doss said.

The fire was under control at 3:37 p.m., Doss said.

Multiple calls from neighbors came in about a fire outside of the two-story home.

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A neighbor knocked on the front door and helped the one resident who was inside safely exit before fire crews arrived, Doss said.

Crews called for a second alarm at 2:17 p.m. and then a third alarm at 2:40 p.m., Doss said.

The fire reportedly started in the backyard area and then spread to the eaves of the home, Doss said.

Four adults living in the home have been displaced and the American Red Cross is…

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