Fire Crews Respond to Blaze, Person Trapped in East San Jose Hills


Firefighters responded to a brush fire and possible rescue in the hills above Alum Rock Park in East San Jose late Sunday, according to Cal Fire and the San Jose Fire Department.

The 2-acre fire, reported about 9:10 p.m. on Felter Road near Sierra Road, involved a life safety rescue alert for a person trapped in a ravine where the fire was burning, fire officials said.

A car also was down in the ravine, fire officials said.

Firefighters extinguished the fire just before 11 p.m., but officials did not provide details about the trapped person. Cal Fire was assiting the San Jose Fire Department.

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