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Three-alarm vegetation, house fire burns in East San Jose


San Jose firefighters are battling a three-alarm house fire in the East San Jose foothills on Tuesday afternoon.

The fire was reported at 12:34 p.m. at 14988 McVay Ave., and two homes are currently burning in addition to vegetation, according to Fire Capt. Mitch Matlow.

The cause of the fire appears to be downed electrical wires, Matlow said. The two homes were evacuated safely but one firefighter has been injured.

No further information is available.

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