Chico FD battles blaze threatening 2 homes

Aug 2, 2014 1:33 PM by Vanessa Vasconcelos

Chico Fire crews were able to extinguish a structure fire before it spread to any homes.

The fire broke out just before 9 this morning in a shed along Madrone Ave. Because of dry conditions and needle drop from the redwood trees nearby, the fire spread to a neighboring shed as well as the fence along the property line and a redwood tree.

Neighbors reported hearing an explosion. Chico Fire says the cause is still under investigation.

They are warning that with the season's dry conditions, people need to stay aware and alert. They say small fires can spread quickly.


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