NEWARK (CBS SF) — Firefighters rescued two people and seven dogs, including five puppies, after a fire broke out at a Newark home late Wednesday afternoon, according to Alameda County Fire Department officials.
The one-alarm blaze was initially reported 4:41 p.m. at a two-story home in the 6300 block of Potrero Drive.READ MORE: PG&E Arraigned On Criminal Charges In Connection With 2019 Kincade Fire In Sonoma County
Firefighters rescued the residents and pets through the home’s second-story windows, fire officials said.READ MORE: Derek Chauvin Case: Bay Area Lawmakers React To Guilty Verdicts In George Floyd Killing
Firefighters were able to quickly contain the fire to the home’s kitchen and fully extinguished it within 15 minutes of arrival. No injuries were reported.
The American Red Cross is assisting the displaced residents and pets, according to fire officials.MORE NEWS: 2nd Suspect Jailed In San Mateo Murder Of Rap Artist Cutty Banks; Believed To Be Mistaken ID Retaliation
A cause for the fire remains under investigation.