One Person Injured In Berkeley House Fire

BERKELEY (CBS SF) — One person was hospitalized with minor injuries in a one-alarm fire at a house on Claremont Boulevard Wednesday his afternoon, a fire
spokesman said.

The fire at 2833 Claremont Blvd., which is near St. Clement’s Episcopal Church, was reported at 12:31 p.m. and was controlled in about 20 minutes, Berkeley Assistant Fire Chief Keith May said.

May said the blaze caused major damage to the house’s second floor and attic.

All of the house’s occupants had gotten out of the house by the time firefighters arrived, he said.

PG&E crews also responded to the scene because a power line in front of the house went down.

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