(KRON) — Firefighters in Santa Rosa entered a burning home Thursday night time to seek for an aged couple reported to nonetheless be inside, the Santa Rosa Hearth Division stated.
Three fireplace engines and one ladder truck responded to the single-story residential fireplace at 2885 W Steele Lane at 11:07 p.m. The primary fireplace unit responded inside minutes to the scene and noticed a number of residents evacuating upon their arrival, SRFD stated. Hearth crews had been advised that an aged couple was nonetheless contained in the burning house.
As firefighters had been pulling hoses to the hooked up storage to extinguish the hearth, crews additionally entered the house to conduct a seek for the couple. After a search, it was decided all 4 residents and several other canines bought out of the home on their very own.
The fireplace was underneath management in roughly 20 minutes, SRFD stated. The reason for the hearth is underneath investigation by the hearth division’s Prevention Bureau, however officers stated it seemed to be electrical.
The American Pink Cross assisted the displaced residents with shelter. An estimated $20,000 in damages resulted from the hearth, in response to SRFD.