Family Displaced Momentarily After Oroville Duplex Fire

Two people escaped an early Monday morning house fire in Oroville, but half of their home was badly damaged.

Posted: May 28, 2018 1:27 PM
Updated: May 28, 2018 1:32 PM

OROVILLE, Calif. – Two people escaped an early Monday morning house fire in Oroville, but half of their home was badly damaged, said the Oroville Fire Department. 

The Oroville Fire Department said firefighters got a call about 4:30 a.m. about a single-story duplex fire on the 1200 block of Pomona Ave.

Crews knocked the fire down within 30 minutes, but the attic, garage and living room were completely destroyed.

Authorities were able to save half of the home and nobody was injured, said the Oroville Fire Department.

The two people were a husband and wife, whose children were not home at the time of the blaze. 

The cause is still under investigation.

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