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House Fire in East San Jose Forces Residents to Evacuate

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San Jose firefighters battled a two-alarm house fire Saturday evening in east San Jose.

The fire happened in the 3100 block of Coldwater Drive near South White Road.

A San Jose police spokesperson said several people who live at the house were evacuated.

Firefighters said that a gas line was involved in the fire and crews were able to keep the flames from spreading to the house next door.

Neighbors told NBC Bay Area that they heard explosions at the time of the incident.

No one has been injured.

Police assisted with traffic control in the area and asked motorists to avoid the area to assist emergency vehicles in gaining access to the neighborhood.

There are no further details at this time.

Bay City News contributed to this report.

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