Apartment fire in San Jose kills one man, displaces 15 people

An early-morning apartment fire Friday in San Jose killed one person and left more than a dozen people displaced, authorities said.

Firefighters responded around 4 a.m. to an apartment complex fire on Blossom Hill Road west of Almaden Expressway, said Capt. Mitch Matlow, a San Jose Fire Department spokesman.

The Red Cross is working to assist 15 people displaced by the fire, which includes 12 adults and three children.

Matlow confirmed that the person killed was a man in his 30s.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Ashley McBride is a San Francisco Chronicle staff writer. Email: ashley.mcbride@sfchronicle.com Twitter: @ashleynmcb

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