Two of the four units of an apartment complex in Richmond on Tuesday suffered extensive smoke and heat damage, according to Richmond Firefighters Local 188. Family members say one person was injured.
The fire was reported about 4:30 p.m. in the 100 block of 35th Street, where firefighters arrived to find heavy fire coming from the bottom floor unit, according to Local 188, which posted a brief video from the fire scene here. The fire quickly spread to the unit above it.
Crews that included ConFire and El Cerrito firefighters had the fire under control in about 15 minutes.
Family members stated on social media a woman was airlifted to a burn unit in Sacramento for suffering second-degree burns in the blaze.
The cause of the fire wasn’t immediately known.