Four Adults, One Child Displaced by Residential Fire in San Jacinto

Patch file photo by Eric Reed
Patch file photo by Eric Reed
A fire broke out Sunday morning in a garage in San Jacinto, smoke damage displaced four adults and one child, and the cause of the blaze was "electrical," a Cal Fire spokesman said.

The fire was reported at 9:26 a.m. Dec. 29 in the  1100 block of Hewitt, north of East Esplanade, Mark Annas of Cal Fire-Riverside County said in a statement.

Five engine companies responded and the first firefighters on scene "reported a single story single family dwelling with a garage involved with fire," Annas said.

"The fire was contained to the garage at 9:44 a.m. with smoke damage to interior of residence," Annas said. "The incident commander requested the American Red Cross to assist 4 adults and 1 child displaced by the fire."

No injuries to civilians or firefighters were reported, Annas said.

Total property loss was estimated $30,000 and property saved was estimated $100,000, Annas said.

Southern California Edison and Southern California Gas Company crews also responded.


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