Placentia house fire spreads, damages 2 other buildings

A two-alarm fire broke out at a house on the 300 block of West Santa Fe Avenue in Placentia Friday, April 12, 2013.
April 12, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A two-alarm fire broke out at a house in Placentia early Friday morning and then spread to another house and a nearby restaurant.

The fire was reported around 1:30 a.m. on the 300 block of West Santa Fe Avenue. The house where the fire started was fully engulfed in flames when crews arrived.

The restaurant and second house sustained significant damage, officials said. It took firefighters 45 minutes to put out the flames.

According to firefighters, both homes were occupied, but everyone got out safely. The restaurant was closed at the time of the fire.

The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.


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