Jul 7, 2014 7:44 AM
An update on some breaking news we're following out of Chico.
Firefighters are on the scene of what turned out to be a small house fire.
Fire investigators say a smoke alarm did its job by alerting both residents in a Palmetto Avenue home.
Firefighters say a box of miscellaneous items caught fire in the home around 4 a.m.
Smoke from the fire tripped the alarm and the residents called 911.
Fire crews put out the fire quickly after arriving and after a man inside also tried to put the fire out.
The house suffered some water and smoke damage.
The cause is under investigation.
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