Barking Dog Awakes Man when Home Catches Fire

A home went up in flames Friday morning in the Bella Vista area of Shasta County.

Posted: May. 11, 2018 12:36 PM

Bella Vista, Calif.—A home went up in flames Friday morning in the Bella Vista area of Shasta County.

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Damages to the home are estimated around one million dollars.

The 72 year old homeowner made it out safely as well as his two dogs.

The man told fire crews he awoke to his barking dog, and then the smoke alarms.

The fire started about 7 a.m.

When fire crews arrived the home was engulfed in flames.

Firefighters will be at the home all day due to the winds to make sure that the fire does not spark up again.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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