UNION CITY (CBS SF) — A two-alarm house fire in Union City Friday afternoon sent two people to the hospital and left nine people displaced, according to authorities.
The Alameda County Fire Department first confirmed the structure fire on the 3200 block of San Andreas Drive in Union City with an alert that was sent out at noon.READ MORE: Heat Wave To Bake Bay Area, California With Some Temps Reaching Triple Digits
The department posted on its Twitter account about the fire just before 12:30 p.m., saying that a second alarm had been called and asking residents to avoid the area.
Video posted by the department at around 1:15 p.m. showed fire crews in front of a still-smoking home, but the fire appeared to mostly be out.READ MORE: UPDATE: Forward Progress of Brush Fire Near San Jose's Coyote Creek Stopped
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Alameda County fire officials later confirmed that nine people were displaced by the fire and two were taken to the hospital.