Rodeo: Two-alarm fire burns homes

RODEO — The cause of a two-alarm fire that damaged a house and burned another nearby home was under investigation, authorities said Thursday.

Shortly after 8:20 p.m., Crockett-Carquinez Fire Department firefighters responded to reports of flames at a two-story home in the 1000 block of Fourth Street, east of San Pablo Avenue.

According to a fire department social-media post, firefighters could see flames from their fire station.

Firefighters responded aboard multiple engines to find fire burning from the home’s second story, with flames spreading to a nearby house.

There were no initial reports of any injuries, and a damage estimate or reports of displacement were not immediately available.

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Contact George Kelly at 408-859-5180.

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Author: George Kelly