A man was rushed to a hospital and later died after he was pulled from a house fire in San Jose Tuesday, fire officials said.
According to the San Jose Fire Department, the incident started just after 4 p.m. at a home on Debra Way, near San Tomas Expressway.
When San Jose firefighters arrived, they found a man in a back bedroom.
Officials said the man was transported to a nearby hospital, where he later died.
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Firefighters believe the fire may have started in the kitchen.
The death marked the second fatal house fire in the city this week. One person died Sunday night in a three-alarm fire at a home near San Jose City College.