FAIRFIELD (CBS SF) — A two-alarm house fire in Fairfield on Saturday afternoon displaced residents and prompted a neighboring elderly care facility to evacuate, fire officials said.
Fire crews responded to a report of a structure fire in the 1600 block of Blossom Avenue around 4 p.m. Saturday.READ MORE: San Jose Police Release Video Of Suspect's Car In 2018 Khan Lieu Cold Case Murder
A home and two cars were in flames leading to crews to request for a second alarm response, according to fire officials.
The blaze burned about a quarter-acre of grass in Fairfield and crossed over to Suisun City limits, fire officials said.
A care facility for the elderly next door to the home was evacuated, according to fire officials.READ MORE: Child Tax Credit: Monday Is Deadline To Opt Out Of Advance Monthly Payments
The facility did not sustain damage in the fire and a resident of the care home was transported to a hospital for shortness of breath, fire officials said.
The American Red Cross was called to assist the home’s residents, according to fire officials.
The fire caused an estimated $100,000 in damage, fire officials said. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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