SANTA ROSA, Calif. (KRON) — Over 200 people were evacuated after a building caught on fire Wednesday afternoon, the Santa Rosa Fire Department (SRFD) announced on Twitter. The fire happened at a three-story building on 301 6th Street around 4 p.m. when black smoke was coming out of the roof.
The evacuated individuals sheltered and went to a parking garage at the nearby Santa Rosa Plaza, officials said. Crews located the fire on the roof of the building around a surface-mounted electrical box.
The estimated damage from the fire totaled $50,000, a press release from SRFD said. No injuries were reported from the fire.
Video (above) shows SRFD crews using two ladder trucks to get on the roof of the building and contain the blaze. The Santa Rosa Police Department and PG&E assisted in SRFD’s response.
The fire was eventually extinguished, and the building was deemed safe to re-enter, officials said. Residents and building staff were then allowed to re-enter.
The address of the building is the listed home for the Catholic Charities Caritas Center and the Santa Rosa Community Health — Caritas Campus.
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No other information was immediately available.
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