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Explosion, Fire Injures Two at San Jose Motel

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    Two people were in critical condition Sunday after an explosion triggered a fire inside a San Jose motel room, officials said.

    (Published Monday, April 17, 2017)

    Two people were in critical condition Sunday after an explosion triggered a fire inside a San Jose motel room, officials said.

    The blast and subsequent fire were reported around 12:30 a.m. at the Casa Linda Motel, at 1669 Monterey Road, near San Jose Avenue, according to officials.

    The two victims were transported to a local trauma center. Neither of them were firefighters, fire officials said.

    The cause of the blaze is under investigation. Arson investigators and PG&E officials responded to assist in the investigation, according to fire officials.

    Firefighters were able to control the blaze quickly.

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