San Jose

15 Displaced, 2 Homes Damaged in 2-Alarm San Jose Fire

Approximately 15 people have been displaced following a fire in San Jose's Horace Mann neighborhood early Thursday morning, according to fire officials.

The two-alarm blaze was first reported at 11:43 p.m. Wednesday at a home in the 200 block of 7th Street, San Jose Fire Department Public Information Manager Erica Ray said.

The fire started in an RV next to a home, spread to the structure at that address and charred a neighboring home, according to Ray.

Firefighters at the scene got the fire under control at about 12:20 a.m. Approximately 15 people, including 3 children, were displaced from the two homes. The American Red Cross has been dispatched to assist them, per Ray.

At least one resident was transported to a hospital for treatment of injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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