50 people displaced by San Leandro apartment fire

An apartment fire displaced about 50 residents and injured one person in San Leandro Thursday morning.
December 5, 2013 12:56:53 PM PST
Firefighters are at the scene of an apartment fire that displaced about 50 residents and injured one person in San Leandro Thursday morning.

The fire was reported at 4:39 a.m. in the 2100 block of Bancroft Avenue near San Leandro High School, according to fire officials.

About 50 residents were evacuated from the property and one person was reportedly injured. The extent of their injuries has not been released, fire officials said.

The American Red Cross is responding to assist the temporarily displaced residents Thursday morning.

The fire was knocked down at about 5:30 a.m., according to fire officials.

Fire investigators are looking into the cause of fire.


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