San Jose blaze displaces 8 residents, injures firefighter

SAN JOSE – A firefighter was injured while battling a blaze at a home in San Jose on Thursday afternoon, authorities said.

The fire was reported at 3:34 p.m. on the 1500 block of Pomona Avenue, between West Alma and San Jose avenues, the San Jose Fire Department said in a social media post.

The fire department said the blaze started in the basement of a two-unit home and spread to the interior.

The fire was under control as of 5:30 p.m., the fire department said in a follow-up post, adding that eight residents were displaced. A firefighter also suffered minor injuries.

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