2 Overnight Fires in Madera County

August 1, 2008 9:34:11 AM PDT
A fire in Madera destroyed several attorneys' offices while another fire destroyed a Madera County mansion.The fire broke out just after 11:00pm Thursday night at Yosemite and I Street.

A ladder truck, five engines and 23 firefighters fought for several hours to put out the fire. The building was heavily damaged.

The building housed 2 law firms, the court mediator's office and an accountant's firm. It's not yet know how the fire started.

While that fire burned overnight, a Madera County mansion also went up in flames.

Neighbors reported the home's garage on fire. No one was inside the 10,000 square foot house at the time.

26 firefighters fought for several hours to control the blaze, which could be seen for several miles. The house was destroyed, along with at least one vehicle.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.



-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

abc30 News Links:
Links to other news sections on our website.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Breaking News Alerts:
Click Here to Sign-Up for Breaking News E-Mail Alerts
Receive Breaking News alerts in your email inbox.


Click Here to Sign-Up for Text Message Alerts
Receive Breaking News alerts right on your cell phone.


-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Load Comments