VIDEO: Wildfire burns at least two homes in East San Jose foothills


SAN JOSE (KRON) — A fire has burned at least two homes in the foothills of East San Jose on Tuesday night, firefighters said.

The fire, which broke out at 4:39 p.m., has burned 100 acres.

The fire is happening in the area of Claitor Way and Lariat Lane.

Alum Rock Park is closed as a result of the fire.

An evacuation center has been set up at the Berryessa Community Center, located at 3050 Berryessa Road. Less than 10 residents have been to the evacuation center.

Eleven homes were evacuated.

One home was lost in the fire while another was damaged.

The fire is 40 percent contained as of 8:25 p.m.

One firefighter suffered a dislocated shoulder while fighting the fire.

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