Multiple Injuries in Fire at California Jail

Fire officials say 11 people were injured in a kitchen fire at a San Francisco Bay Area jail, reports The Associated Press (

Alameda County Fire spokeswoman Aisha Knowles says an oven at the Santa Rita Jail caught fire and then exploded around 11:40 a.m. Tuesday.

Four people were taken to hospitals, including one with critical injuries. The other seven were treated at the jail infirmary with what appeared to be minor injuries.