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Working from home has its benefits, until there is a structure fire in your neighborhood.
A single-family home on Silver Bend Way sustained moderate damages when fire broke out in the kitchen approximately 5:15 p.m Thursday.
The homeowner wasn’t home when it started, and when she arrived to see her house smoking; she drove to Raley’s market on Lincoln Way to call 911. The homeowner said that all her pets were evacuated safely too. According to the homeowner, she was unaware how the fire started , and said she wasn’t cooking anything during the start of the blaze.
Fire Crews from Auburn City, Newcastle Fire and Cal Fire Auburn responded to the call.
The home sits at the canyons edge behind Burger King, where there is an abundance of dry vegetation, but with the quick response from fire crews, the fire was contained to the just the structure.
The fire is under investigation and it is not known at this time what the cause was.