Fire at The Keys complex on N. Civic Drive in Walnut Creek left one person with “significant” burn injuries and neighbors without homes, according to firefighters with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.
Crews descended on the blaze, reported in a second floor unit at the apartment/condo complex shortly after the fire was reported at 11:12 a.m. A search was conducted and one person in the affected unit was located and extricated with serious burns.
Neighbors in adjacent units were evacuated as fire spread to other units. A total of 18 units may have been rendered inhabitable – either by fire, smoke, or water damage or by power shutoffs.
There was no additional word given on the condition of the burn patient.