A home was critically damaged and two cats have been killed in a fire in Anderson on Wednesday early morning.
The fireplace in the 3500 block of Inkwood Drive in Anderson was documented at about 6:15 a.m., according to the Anderson Hearth Office.
The to start with crews that arrived described heavy fire in the garage and entrance door place. They asked for additional crews from the California Office of Forestry and Hearth Safety and the city of Redding Hearth Division, officers stated in a information launch.
Firefighters ended up capable to continue to keep the fireplace from spreading over and above the a single property associated in the blaze, officers explained.
A few residents and their 3 puppies were being capable to safely escape from the house, but they were displaced by the hearth, officers stated. But two cats perished in the flames, officials mentioned.
Shasta County Sheriff Michael Johnson said two jail deputies were being on their way to function when they noticed the burning making. They bought to the residence prior to hearth crews and had been ready to support a female get out of the house, he said on a Facebook post.
The trigger of the fireplace is even now less than investigation, but the hearth did an approximated $500,000 in injury, the fireplace division stated.
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