Massive Fire Engulfs Mt. Hamilton
On Tuesday July 11th, a fire erupted on Mt. Hamilton in East San Jose near Alum Rock Park. The fire quickly spread uphill covering a massive area and threatening nearby residents. The fire department spared no expense in responding to this crisis and quickly deployed many helicopters as well as air planes to fight the fast spreading blaze. Within just a couple of hours, a fire-line was established on the east side of the fire to prevent it from spreading uphill, where high winds could have made it difficult to contain. Just after 7PM, the fire was mostly under control, preventing further threats to homes, but the cause of fire is still undetermined at this time.