Fire Causes $75K In Damage To Cars, Garage At Home
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Nov. 28, 2019
A fire caused by improperly discarded ashes damaged a garage and two vehicles in the driveway at a home in Brentwood early Thursday morning, according to the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District.
The fire was reported at about 2:55 a.m. at a home in the 1200 block of Woodside Drive. Firefighters arrived and saw the two vehicles on fire with flames impinging on the garage, fire officials said.
Crews put out the fire burning the cars and prevented any flames from spreading into the residence. All three occupants escaped from the home without injuries and the American Red Cross was requested to assist them, according to the fire district.
The damage to the two cars and garage is estimated by the fire district to be about $75,000.
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