Fresno home a ‘total loss’ after fire

Fresno home a ‘total loss’ after fire

FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – A Fresno home is described as a total loss after a fire there Friday afternoon. Firefighters responded at around 3:20 p.m. to the scene in the area of Fowler and Dakota Avenues.

When they arrived, crews saw large plumes of black smoke coming from the home. The fire ended up spreading to another structure, prompting a second fire. Both fires were quickly brought under control.

These volunteers make sure Fresno firefighters stay cool

Firefighters say they had to request additional assistance due to the heat.

According to the Fresno Fire Department, there were power lines down in the middle fence of the property, causing a challenge for firefighters. Nobody was home at the time of the fire; the home is considered a “total loss.”

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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