Firefighters temporarily close roads as fire tears through home in San Jose

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

A fire tore through a house Wednesday evening in San Jose, prompting the temporary closure of multiple surrounding streets.Firefighters were working at about 8 p.m. to extinguish the blaze, which appeared consume a home on the 700 block of Almaden Avenue, according to the San Jose Fire Department. No injuries were reported.
The fire department did not immediately release any information on a suspected cause.

Firefighters are on scene of a full first-alarm at a residential structure fire in the 700 block of Almaden Av. No injuries.
Vine St is closed at Grant. Almaden is closed at Virginia.
Please use caution around personnel and equipment. ⁦@SJPD_PIO⁩ ⁦@PGE4Me⁩
— San José Fire Dept. (@SJFD) February 22, 2024

Multiple nearby roads were temporarily closed Wednesday evening while firefighters battled the fire, including portions of Almaden Avenue and Vine Street.
Check back for updates to this developing story.

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.