Firefighters Battle Fire at Almaden Hills in San Jose

Firefighters late Tuesday responded to a grass fire in the Almaden Hills in San Jose.

At 10:15 p.m., the fire had burned at least 5 acres and was 70 percent contained, officials said. Firefighters said a barn was also destroyed in the fire.

The blaze burned just off Boulder Ridge Golf Course on Old Quarry Road. No homes were threatened and authorities were still investigating a cause.

Firefighters said the fire was first reported at 8:25 p.m.

No other information was immediately available.

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