Firefighters put out fire sparked by gas meter in San Jose

Bay City News
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
San Jose firefighters knock down blaze sparked by gas meter
Firefighters have knocked down a blaze that was sparked from a gas meter on the outside of a building in San Jose.

SAN JOSE -- Firefighters contained a one-alarm structure fire that caused road closures in San Jose this morning, according to San Jose fire officials.

A gas line burst in a two story office building in the 1900 block of the Alameda and caught fire at 3:54 a.m., a fire official said.

The blaze was contained at 4:42 a.m., while southbound lanes of The Alameda from Hedding Street to McKendrie Street have been closed temporarily for cleanup efforts, according to fire officials.

No injuries were reported.