House Fire at 3:30 AM


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At approximately 3:30 a.m., Tuesday, September 26, 2017, a house fire was reported by a person driving by the 2400 block of Palo Verde Boulevard North.  The first arriving fire company reported the fire coming through the roof and smoke filling the entire residence.  Four Engine Companies, one Truck Company, three Battalion Chiefs, and two fire investigators responded to the fire and gained control of the fire within 30 minutes.  The occupants evacuated the house safely.  There were no reported injuries to the firefighters.  CERT responded to the fire to assist with Rehab duties for the firefighters. Crews remained on the scene an additional three hours conducting salvage operations.  Damages were confined to the garage area.  The cause of the fire is under investigation.