SARATOGA (CBS SF) — Fire crews helped two residents escape a burning home in Saratoga on Monday night, authorities said.
Firefighters responded at about 7:27 p.m. to a report that a resident was unable to get out of the home located in the 20200 block of Bonnie Brae Way, according to the Santa Clara County Fire Department.READ MORE: COVID Lockdown Stress Leads to Spike in Opioid Overdose Deaths
When crews arrived, they found smoke and fire coming from the 2-story, single-family home, according to officials. Firefighters entered the home, rescued one resident and helped another resident leave the burning structure.
Firefighters said they rescued one person with minor injuries and assisted another person out of the home, and both were transported to a hospital as a precaution.Their conditions were not immediately known.READ MORE: Bay Area Officials Ponder Easing Indoor Mask Requirements in Wake of New CDC Guidance
It took crews about 20 minutes to contain the blaze.
Firefighters were able to prevent the fire from spreading, but the home sustained smoke and water damage.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Bear Climbs Down From Tree Near Downtown San Anselmo Following Shelter-in-Place
The cause of the fire is under investigation.