Firefighters Working to Extinguish House Fire in Ramona

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A Cal Fire patch. Courtesy FEMA

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.

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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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