(BCN) — One person suffered injuries from smoke inhalation after a residential fire broke out at a two-story townhouse in San Leandro Monday morning.

Firefighters from the Alameda County Fire Department responded to the fire in the 2400 block of Cheshire Court at 5:01 a.m. after receiving a call from a neighbor who saw flames and smoke.
Residents of the townhouse were evacuated without injury upon firefighters’ arrival, but a neighbor suffered smoke inhalation and was being treated at the scene as of 7 a.m., according to Alameda County Fire Division Chief Heather Marques.

The fire was extinguished at about 6:20 a.m. Firefighters remained on scene past 7 a.m. inspecting the residence for flare ups, damage, and to salvage property, Marques said.

Alameda County Fire responded with four engines, one heavy rescue truck and two battalion chiefs.

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No firefighters were injured. The cause is under investigation.

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