Busy 4th Of July Holiday For San Jose Firefighters

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — San Jose firefighters responded to multiple fires amid Fourth of July festivities on Wednesday night, including a two-alarm house fire, fire officials said.

The house fire was reported at 7:17 p.m. at 285 N. Fifth St., a fire dispatcher said.

Firefighters found smoke coming from the house and fire on the second floor. A second alarm was called at 7:24 p.m.

The fire was controlled by 7:49 p.m. It was not immediately clear if the burned house was occupied or if any residents were displaced.

A vegetation fire followed shortly after that, at 9:32 p.m. near Trestlewood Lane and Haffler Parkway.

The grass fire was endangering multiple structures, but firefighters had it under control by 9:56 p.m.

No homes or buildings were burned, and no one was injured.

Later, the roof of a four-plex residence was found burning at 2238 Shamrock Drive at 10:26 p.m.

A smoldering fire on the shade roof was extinguished by 10:46 p.m.

No one was injured.

(Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)



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