PLEASANT HILL (CBS SF) – A fire burned at a senior living facility in Pleasant Hill Thursday afternoon, with firefighters rescuing elderly victims trapped on second-floor balconies.
The fire burned at 80 W. Hookston Road, which is the listed address for Hookston Senior Homes, just west of Contra Costa Boulevard and Interstate Highway 680.
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Just before 2 pm, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District tweeted that fire had been knocked down and three victims were rescued from balconies. One burn victim was taken to a hospital.
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The cause of the fire was still under investigation.
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