SAN JOSE -- Firefighters this morning extinguished a small blaze at a mobile home near the Santa Clara County fairgrounds, according to a fire captain.

The one-alarm blaze was reported at 12:35 a.m. at 270 Umbarger Road, off Monterey Road, according to San Jose fire Capt. Cleo Doss. The fire was under control at 1:04 a.m.

Firefighters pulled down sheet rock from the ceiling to get to the fire, Doss said. The fire may have been started by electrical wiring, but the cause remains under investigation, he said.

A firefighter suffered a back strain during the incident, Doss said. The firefighter finished his shift and was going to be evaluated by a doctor later today.

Contact Mark Gomez at 408-920-5869. Follow him on Twitter @MarkMgomez



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