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Authorities investigating fire that destroyed shed at Chico home

The Chico Fire Department is investigating a shed fire at a home near Neal Dow Elementary School.

Posted: Mar 19, 2019 7:24 AM
Updated: Mar 19, 2019 9:14 AM

CHICO, Calif. -The Chico Fire Department is investigating a shed fire at a home near Neal Dow Elementary School.

Authorities said the fire broke out just after midnight Tuesday in the 1500 block of Neal Dow Avenue near E. 5th Avenue. Firefighters were able to knock down the fire within 45 minutes, but say the wood and metal shed was destroyed. No one was injured, and there was no damage to the home.

Action News Now spoke to neighbors on the scene that said the homeowner's son lives in the shed. The Chico Fire Department could not confirm that information.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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