UNION CITY (CBS SF) — The resident of a home that caught fire Saturday afternoon in Union City escaped safely and no injuries were reported, fire officials said.

The blaze was reported about 12:20 p.m. at the house in the 2200 block of Gem Avenue, a residential neighborhood near Quarry Lakes Regional Recreation Area.

Union City House Fire

(Alameda Co. Fire Dept via Twitter)

When crews arrived, they encountered flames and smoke coming from the roof, a spokeswoman said.

The fire was contained about 1 p.m., Alameda County fire officials said on social media.

The cause is under investigation.

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