SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — Firefighters in San Jose have brought a house fire that was burning on Mendota Way under control Monday afternoon, according to authorities.
The San Jose Fire Department Twitter account posted that firefighters had received the call regarding the fire at a single-family dwelling on the 2100 block of Mendota Way at about 1:16 p.m. The fire started in the kitchen of the residence, firefighters said.READ MORE: San Francisco Police Locate Yorkshire Terrier Stolen During Brazen Vehicle Break-In
Firefighters are responding to a single-family residential fire on the 2100 block of Mendota Wy. Fire started in the kitchen and crews are checking for extension now. All residents were evacuated when firefighters arrived. 1 patient being evaluated at this time. TOC 1:16pm. pic.twitter.com/sV5tW2Cn1s
— San Jose Fire Dept. (@SJFD) May 10, 2021READ MORE: COVID Reopening: Excitement Builds As Hours Count Down To State's Reopening
Fire crews were checking for extension of the fire beyond the kitchen. The residence was evacuated and one resident at the home was being checked by medics at the scene.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Temperatures Will Soar Into Triple Digits By Mid-Week
The department’s Twitter account posted that the fire was under control as of 2:08 p.m.