SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A firefighter was injured while battling a residential structure fire in San Jose on Tuesday, fire officials confirmed.
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The firefighter sustained non-life-threatening injuries after he fell in the home’s basement and is being treated at a local hospital, said Erica Ray, public information manager for the San Jose Fire Department.
No residents were inside the home when the fire began, Ray said.READ MORE: Australian Singer Clinton Kane Robbed At Gunpoint In San Francisco; 'They Had The Gun In My Face'
The one alarm fire was reported at about 2:45 p.m. in the 100 block of N. 16th Street. The fire was under control before 4 p.m..
Multiple people were displaced by the fire, San Jose Fire Captain Mitch Matlow said. A pitbull was also extricated from the backyard of the home.
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