Two residents were injured and roughly 25 residents were displaced by a three-alarm fire at an apartment building in unincorporated Redwood City early Wednesday morning, a fire official said.
Firefighters responded to a report of a fire at a two-story, five-unit building at 644 Oakside Ave. at about 5:15 a.m., Deputy Chief Stan Maupin said.
Arriving crews found heavy fire in the back of the building and called for a second alarm, Maupin said.
Because of the thick smoke and flames, which extended into the attic space, a third alarm was called, and crews battled the blaze from outside the building, the deputy chief said.
Maupin said the fire was under control at about 6:55 a.m.
Two residents suffered minor injuries, and roughly 25 residents were displaced, he said.
No firefighters were hurt, Maupin said.
It is unknown what caused the fire and the damage is still being assessed, but Maupin said the building appears to have been destroyed.
Classes at Fair Oaks Elementary School, which is across the street from the apartment building, were not affected by the fire, a school employee said.