Friday, January 22, 2016

Garage Fire 3600 Block of Tarkington Lane

At approximately 8:30 AM this morning (Jan. 22), MCFRS Units were dispatched for a reported auto fire in the garage in the 3600 block of Tarkington Lane in the Leisure World community.

First arriving units found heavy fire showing from the garage of a one-story duplex home (see video below).  Firefighters quickly brought the fire under control.

Two occupants of the home exited safely and sustained no injuries.

The garage and auto were a total loss.  There was some minor water damage to the home but the occupants were not displaced as a result.

One firefighter did sustain a minor injury.

Damage estimates to the car, garage and contents were more than $50K total.  At this time the cause of the fire is undetermined.

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