Firefighters were working to extinguish a fire that erupted Friday at a building in the backyard of a property and spread to a two- story house in Ramona.
Dispatchers received reports around 5:30 a.m. of a fire at a building in the backyard of a house in the 600 block of B Street in Ramona, Cal Fire Capt. Kendal Bortisser said.
Crews arrived and found that a fire that broke out in a detached building in the backyard had spread to a two-story house on the property, Bortisser said.
A total of eight people were displaced, including two children, four adults and two elderly people, and the American Red Cross was dispatched to assist them, Bortisser said.
As of 8 a.m., crews were still working to knock down the flames.
No injuries were reported.
No other structures were threatened.
The cause of the fire was under investigation.
–City News Service
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