BERKELEY (CBS SF) — Firefighters were battling a 3-alarm fire in the Berkeley Hills Tuesday night.

The blaze broke out around 8:30 p.m. at a 3-story home on Miller and Keeler Avenues and spread to the home next door.

A man who was house sitting at one of the homes said the fire appeared to have started in a tree.

Residents at several surrounding homes were evacuated.

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