SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – An investigation is underway after a two-alarm fire broke out in a warehouse in San Jose early Friday morning.
According to authorities, the fire broke out at the warehouse located near West San Carlos Street and McEvoy Street around 2:30 a.m.READ MORE: Lockdown-Violating Underground Gatherings Investigated Over Recent Spate of San Jose Shootings
Firefighters told KPIX 5 that there have been previous fires in the building.READ MORE: The Game Changer: New Test Helps Doctors Find Hidden Prostate Cancer
“When I pulled up, there was probably 30 foot flames above the building, so it was called a defensive fire right away,” Battalion Chief Dave Ennes said. “We’re not going to commit our people to a building like this that’s already had fires in it.”
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The fire was eventually knocked down, but firefighters remained on scene Friday morning to put out hot spots.