San Mateo Apartment Fire Prompts Evacuations

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    TK
    NBC Bay Area
    Crews responded to a report of a fire in the 2200 block of Bridgepointe Parkway in San Mateo just before 1 a.m.

    Firefighters in San Mateo were able to put out a three-alarm blaze of a structure early Monday morning that likely started in the laundry room and initially prompted the evacuation of dozens of residents, firefighters said.

    The fire was reported just before 1 a.m. in the 2200 block of  Bridgepointe Parkway and it was contained within an hour, according to officials. It was deemed under control at about 2:25 a.m., officials said.

    No injuries were reported, and the extent of the damage was not  immediately available, according to officials.