VIDEO: 4-alarm fire prompts evacuations in downtown Stockton, 1 home destroyed

 

STOCKTON (KRON) — A four-alarm fire has prompted evacuations in downtown Stockton on Thursday evening.

Stockton firefighters tweeted “It is devastating the City of Stockton right now.”

Firefighters said the massive blaze possibly started in a palette yard and strong winds have pushed it through several commercial properties.

Five homes were threatened, firefighters said. At least one home has been destroyed. Four others homes have been damaged.

One woman was also hurt.

“Mutual aid units from around the county have moved to assist in covering the city. Stockton Firefighters are working hard in difficult circumstances to bring this blaze under control,” firefighters said on Facebook.

The fire broke out near East Weber Avenue and B Street.

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