Gas-Fueled House Fire In East San Jose Under Control

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A two-alarm fire suspected of being fueled by gas prompted evacuations in East San Jose on Monday night before being brought under control.

The fire, located at a house near the intersection of Lieb Court and South White Road, near Story Road, was reported at 7:17 p.m., according to San Jose fire officials.

PG&E crews responded to the fire and worked to turn off gas lines.

Instagram photo by Jimmy Viejitos of San Jose fire.

Instagram photo by Jimmy Viejitos of San Jose fire.

Residents who were evacuated from their homes were relocated to a shopping center across the street from Lieb Court.

Part of the shopping center was also evacuated, according to fire officials.

PG&E crews were able to cut off the gas and firefighters were able to put out the fire.

The fire was officially brought under control around 9:45 p.m., fire officials said.

Fire officials say most of the surrounding homes were largely saved from the blaze.

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