Three people were displaced from their Turlock residence after a fire ignited in the attic early Thursday morning.
There were no injuries reported from the early morning blaze, according to the Turlock Fire Department.
The first firefighters to arrive at the scene found heavy smoke coming from the roof of the home. Firefighters made a quick interior attack and found the fire burning in the attic. The flames had spread through a majority of the home and the garage, said Turlock Fire spokesman Capt. Kevin Tidwell.
“Crews worked simultaneously to extinguish the fire throughout the attic space while salvaging personal belongings and coordinating overhead ventilation,” Tidwell said.
The occupants and their pets were able to get out of the home safely. The Red Cross was called in the assist with temporary housing.
The Turlock Fire Department responded to the incident with three engines, Squad 32 and a Battalion Chief. Ceres Fire Department also responded as part of our Resource Sharing Agreement with one engine and a Battalion Chief for a total of 19 personnel assigned to the incident. TID, PG&E, Turlock Police Department and AMR were also on scene to secure utilities, provide traffic control and provide firefighter rehab.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.