SAN JOSE (BCN) — Fire crews were able to knock down a suspicious house fire in South San Jose Monday afternoon where one man was taken into custody.
The blaze was first reported shortly before 2 p.m. at a home in the 3000 block of Abelia Court, in the Windmill Springs neighborhood near Capitol Expressway and McLaughlin Avenue. No injuries have been reported, the fire department said on social media at about 1:30 p.m. People are asked to avoid the area.READ MORE: Downsized But Not Out, Dreamforce Conference Set to Boost Business in San Francisco
Full first dispatched to residential structure fire on the 3000 block of Abelia Ct. Please avoid the area. No reports of injuries at this time. Crews reporting good knockdown of the fire as of 1:49pm. Fire not yet under control. TOC: 1:34pm. pic.twitter.com/zgO4EGMyVa
— San José Fire Dept. (@SJFD) July 26, 2021READ MORE: Flames Reach Ancient Sequoias; Crews in Pitched Battle to Save Giant Forest Grove
As of 3:31 p.m., fire officials reported the fire had been contained. One firefighter a sustained minor, non-life threatening burn and was transported to a nearby hospital.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but a male suspect was taken into custody at the scene, authorities confirmed.MORE NEWS: PG&E Says Light Rain After Long Drought Led to Lights-Out Across Bay Area
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