Fire damages home, cars in Turlock
08/19/2013 12:43 PM
08/19/2013 12:44 PM
A fire in Turlock destroyed a garage and two parked cars and damaged the roof of a neighboring home, authorities said.
According to the Turlock Fire Department, the fire was reported at 4:50 p.m. Friday in the 1200 block of Glasgow St. The neighborhood is on the southwest side of town.
Firefighters arrived to find a garage engulfed in flames that consumed two cars parked in the driveway and spread next door.
Firefighters contained the fire, "preserving the next-door residence with minimal damage," the department said in a news release.
The fire was controlled within 30 minutes. Two adults and one child were displaced; the Red Cross was called to help.
Damage to the structure and contents was estimated at $145,000; the cause was undetermined.
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