Hundreds Evacuated in Vallejo Fire

August 15, 2008 9:14:50 AM PDT
Firefighters are at the scene of a massive fire that broke out overnight at a Vallejo apartment complex. Hundreds of tenants have been evacuated. Authorities said three residents were hurt in the fire; one person has critical injuries and two have minor injuries all three have been taken to a hospital.

Fire crews said the evacuations were difficult because many of the residents are older and many have medical conditions. Firefighters themselves had to evacuate the building because there is some danger, the roof will collapse.

The fire was mainly isolated to the sixth floor and the penthouse of the apartment building.


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