2 killed in Magalia house fire

Mar 9, 2015 11:35 AM by News Staff

Two people were killed after a Magalia home caught fire early Monday morning.

Butte County firefighters responded to a call regarding a house fire in the 13000 block of Yahi Court in Magalia at 3:07 a.m. Monday.

When firefighters arrived the home was fully engulfed. Neighbors reported seeing a red flash coming from the home, and say a few people tried to help the residents escape, but the flames were too hot.

Fire officials say two people were killed in the fire, and the home was completely destroyed. The identity of the two people inside has not been released.

The cause of the blaze in unknown, but an investigation is underway.

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