Calif. FF burned fighting multi-house blaze
The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District was working the 2-alarm fire that spread to two different homes and threatened a third
By Rachel Engel
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, Calif. –– A firefighter was transported to the hospital for burns after battling a house fire that had spread to a neighboring house.
A Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighter was transported to the hospital, NBC Bay Area reported.
Officials with CCCFPD said there were “significant collapses” in both houses. A third house was threatened by the fire, but firefighters were able to keep it from spreading.
The firefighter was treated at a local hospital and released.
Fire knocked down on both Lorenzo Dr. structures this afternoon. Significant collapses involved in both houses delaying searches & overhaul/mopup. One firefighter transported to hospital with burns, no other injuries reported at this time. Investigator on scene. #lorenzoic pic.twitter.com/cT12QxspmI— Con Fire PIO (@ContraCostaFire) June 21, 2021
Two houses now involved in Lorenzo Dr. fire Firefighters have protected a third that was also threatened. Search complete on 1st house, which was clear; awaiting search on 2nd. Fire is now knocked down on structure 1. Please continue to avoid area. #lorenzoic pic.twitter.com/snjpisYeHj— Con Fire PIO (@ContraCostaFire) June 21, 2021
Lorenzo Dr. fire, Pleasant Hill, has now gone to second alarm. House and associated garage fully involved. Primary search on house completed with no one found inside. Shifting to defensive firefight as structure in danger of collapse. Please continue to avoid area. #lorenzoic pic.twitter.com/EfrWO38uXQ— Con Fire PIO (@ContraCostaFire) June 21, 2021