SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — Fire crews extinguished a blaze at an apartment complex Thursday evening in San Jose.
he fire started on a second-story unit around 5:15 p.m. on South Willard Avenue.READ MORE: Thick Fog Bank Blankets San Francisco, North Bay Valleys
Thirty-nine residents were evacuated and two dogs were killed. Firefighters had some trouble with visibility during the firefight.READ MORE: UPDATE: Suspect In Attempted Armed Carjacking Killed In Shootout With San Jose Police
“The smoke was so thick black and heavy, it was hard to see what was burning … a fully-involved apartment on the second floor,” one of the firefighters told KPIX.MORE NEWS: Marin Brewing Company Shutting Down After 3 Decades Due To Pandemic Struggles
The Red Cross is helping the displaced victims find temporary housing.