CASTRO VALLEY (BCN/CBS SF) — One person is dead due to a house fire Monday afternoon in the unincorporated Alameda County community of Castro Valley, county fire officials said.
Firefighters were dispatched at 3:46 p.m. to the 16700 block of Kildare Road where heavy smoke was coming from a single-family home.READ MORE: Wildfire Smoke, High Temperatures Prompt Spare The Air Alert For Bay Area On Tuesday
ACFD Firefighters remain on scene of a fatal residential structure fire. At 3:46 PM, ACFD crews were dispatched to a structure fire on the 16700 block of Kildare Road in Castro Valley. Upon arrival, the response was upgraded to a working structure fire due to heavy smoke… pic.twitter.com/jl4bbSJhz1
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Two people were rescued and taken to a hospital with minor injuries, but a third person died, according to fire officials.MORE NEWS: Stanford Infectious Disease Expert Angered By Nicki Minaj's COVID Vaccination Tweets
Crews kept the fire from spreading below the street level. The fire is under investigation, fire officials said.