San Jose firefighters contain 3-alarm fire near Chula Vista Drive

EAST SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- Firefighters contained a three-alarm grass fire in East San Jose this afternoon.

Fire crews responded to a report of a fire in the area of Chula Vista Drive and Alum Rock Avenue shortly before 3 p.m.

The fire charred nearly four acres and threatened at least 12 homes.

Officials said the blaze was contained about an hour later.

At least one person was taken to a nearby hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.

No further details were immediately available.

Bay City News contributed to this story.
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