SAN JOSE, Calif. (KTVU) - Firefighters have fully contained a quickly-spreading vehicle fire that also caught vegetation on fire in San Jose on Tuesday.
Cal Fire said the Coyote Fire near northbound US 101 and Coyote Creek Golf Drive in Santa Clara County burned 74 acres and is 100 percent contained as of Tuesday evening. The fire was previously estimated to have burned 90 acres, but the fire's size was corrected after final mapping.
#CoyoteFire [final] Northbound 101 at Coyote Creek Golf Drive in San Jose (Santa Clara County) is now 100% contained at 74 acres. No injuries or damage to structures. Fire size correction after final mapping. @SJFD @CaltransD4 @gilroy_chp @OpenSpaceSCC pic.twitter.com/UTqmcHkW33— CAL FIRE SCU (@calfireSCU) July 3, 2019
The fire was initially reported by the fire agency on Twitter at 3:26 p.m. It was only seven acres at that time.
Firefighters with Cal Fire and San Jose Fire Department both reported to the scene to battle the blaze.
Officials did not have more information on the vehicle that started the fire.
This is a breaking news story. We will update with more details when they become available.