Update: Sonora House Fire Contained
Update at 2:25 p.m.: CAL Fire dispatch reports that crews have knocked down the blaze that ignited in a home in the 550 block of Dragoon Circle near Racetrack and Snell roads in Sonora. Firefighters were able to keep the flames from spreading to any nearby vegetation.
Nearly half the house was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived on the scene. Five people were able to get out of the house unharmed. One dog was confirmed rescued, but CAL Fire dispatch did not have an update on another dog and cat that were believed to be inside the home.
Crews will remain on scene mopping up for the next hour. What ignited the fire is under investigation.
Update at 2 p.m.: Firefighters are getting a handle on a house fire in Sonora. CAL Fire now confirms the address of the home is in the 550 block of Dragoon Circle near Racetrack and Snell roads. When firefighters arrived half the house was engulfed in flames. CAL Fire reports five residents inside were able to escape the flames unharmed. One dog has been rescued from the home, but another pooch and a cat remain inside.
CAL Fire dispatch reports crews have kept the flames from spreading to any nearby vegetation and are currently working to knock down the fire inside the home. There is plenty of activity in the area, so the public should avoid the area.
Original post at 1:40 p.m.: Sonora, CA — Firefighters are battling a house fire in Sonora.
The flames broke out in a home in the 11500 block of Racetrack Road near Snell Road and Dragoon Circle. When firefighters arrived half the house was engulfed in flames. CAL Fire reports all residents made it out for the home, but two dogs are trapped inside. There is plenty of activity in the area, so the public should avoid the area.