A smoke explosion in the attic and downed electrical lines at a multi-unit building in Vallejo confronted firefighters with numerous challenges Tuesday.
Firefighters had to declare mayday after the smoke explosion tore through the third floor of the home, Vallejo Fire Spokesperson Kevin Brown told NBC Bay Area. in response to the deteriorating conditions of the fire.
Firefighters arrived in the 300 block of El Dorado Street at about 4:30 p.m. and quickly called for assistance as the fire went to three alarms.
The fire took more than two hours to contain. No injuries were reported.