House fire prompts road closure on East Avenue in Chico

Nov 5, 2015 8:56 PM by News Staff

A portion East Avenue has been shut down near Mariposa Avenue as Chico fire crews respond to a large house fire in the area.

Emergency crews responded to reports of a house fire on the 1200 block of East Avenue, near Safeway, just after 5:30 p.m.

Initial reports say the fire started in the attic, but at this time it is unclear what sparked the fire or if anyone was inside.

Traffic on East Avenue is blocked in both directions from Floral Avenue to Mariposa Avenue.

Action News Now has a crew on scene and we will bring you more information as it becomes available.


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