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Firefighters Knock Down Blaze at Abandoned Strip Mall in West San Jose

Firefighters battle a blaze at a strip mall in San Jose.
NBC Bay Area

Firefighters with the San Jose Fire Department have nearly extinguished a three-alarm fire in an abandoned strip mall along South Bascom Avenue on Wednesday afternoon, a department spokesperson said. 

The department has not declared the blaze under control yet, but its size has been reduced, according to the fire department. The fire was first reported around 1:15 p.m. and was originally classified as a two-alarm blaze before being upgraded to three alarms around 2 p.m. 

No one is believed to be injured as a result of the fire, according to the fire department. Firefighters had not yet established a cause of the blaze as of 3 p.m.

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