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San Jose Apartment Fire Displaces 2 Residents

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Smoke from a fire pours out of an apartment building on the 1400 block of Phelps Ave. in San Jose, May 15, 2013. (San Jose Fire Department)

Smoke from a fire pours out of an apartment building on the 1400 block of Phelps Ave. in San Jose, May 15, 2013. (San Jose Fire Department)

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SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — Two residents were displaced by a fire at an apartment complex in San Jose Wednesday morning, a fire captain said.

The two-alarm fire was reported at 8:51 a.m. at 1405 Phelps Ave., near San Tomas Expressway, San Jose fire Capt. Cleo Doss said.

Crews arrived at 8:58 a.m. and found one unit engulfed in flames, Doss said. All residents got out of their apartments safely.

The fire was extinguished at 9:13 a.m., Doss said.

The American Red Cross was called to assist the two residents who lived in the damaged unit.

No other units were affected by the blaze and no injuries were reported, Doss said.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

(Copyright 2013 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

 

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