SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A converted home at a church went up in flames Friday morning in San Jose and firefighters were able to extinguish it before it spread to nearby houses, a fire captain said.
Crews responded to a report of a blaze in the area of Minnesota and Curtiss avenues at about 5:30 a.m., fire Capt. Mike Van Elgort said.READ MORE: South Bay Congressman Welcomes Afghan Refugees Arriving in Fremont
When crews arrived, they found heavy smoke coming from the rear of the structure, according to Van Elgort.
Because of nearby trees and homes, a second alarm was called, he said.READ MORE: 4.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Los Angeles
Van Elgort said a detached rear room of a church caught fire, and responding crews were able to quickly knock it down.
The fire was deemed under control by 6:15 a.m., he said. No injuries were reported.
The cause remains under investigation.MORE NEWS: San Francisco Mayor Defends Criticism After Video Catches Her Dancing Maskless at Night Club
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