SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — An early Saturday morning 2-alarm fire gutted a San Jose corner store and forced the residents that lived in apartments on the second floor to flee for safety.

San Jose fire officials said neighbors spotted smoke about 6:45 a.m. coming from the Sidhu Market at the corner of Locust and Virginia streets. Arriving crews found flames and smoke billowing out of the two-story building.

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Seven residents living on the second floor escaped on their own, but firefighters had to assist an eighth person safely out of the building.

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No injuries were reported. The three units above were damaged by smoke and the Red Cross was assisting residents with shelter, fire officials said.

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The cause is under investigation.