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Update: San Jose house fire kills one, injures two, including child

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San Jose Fire Department
A middle-aged woman died and another victim believed to be a teenager was injured in a house fire that erupted the morning of Aug. 5, 2019 on Greenmoor Drive in San Jose, Calif.

A 72-year-old woman is dead and a young girl estimated to be 8 to 10 years of age was hospitalized after a Monday morning house fire in San Jose, fire officials said.

The two-alarm fire in the 1200 block of Greenmoor Drive was reported at 7:29 a.m. and was contained by 8:23 a.m.

The one-story building was destroyed but the fire did not spread to any nearby structures.

A 22-year-old man who woke up to the smoke and jumped out of a window suffered minor injuries and was treated on scene.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

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