LAFAYETTE (CBS SF) — Two people were injured in a one-alarm residential fire that broke out in Lafayette Friday afternoon, according to a fire spokesman.
Firefighters were dispatched at 1:15 p.m. to the 3200 block of Betty Lane on reports of fire coming from a home, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District spokesman Ryan Bain said.
Upon arrival, firefighters found the two-story home engulfed in flames and quickly began an attack.
As of 2:40 p.m., the fire had been knocked down however Bain said firefighters remained on scene checking for hotspots.
Two people were injured as a result of the fire. One person declined medical attention for a foot injury, and the other victim was transported to a hospital with smoke inhalation.
Bain said nine residents were displaced as a result of the fire.
Lafayette police reported Betty Lane was closed to through traffic as firefighters continue to work in the area.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
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