Oceanside Garage Fire
Firefighters make quick work of blaze in Oceanside garage. Courtesy Oceanside Fire Department

A garage fire in a residential neighborhood in northern Oceanside left one person with minor injuries Wednesday afternoon and displaced four residents.

The blaze in the 800 block of Arthur Avenue broke out for unknown reasons about 1 p.m., according to the Oceanside Fire Department.

It took crews about 25 minutes to get the flames under control, OFD Battalion Chief Jessamyn Specht said. The personnel were able to confine the blaze to the attached garage where it erupted, though an adjacent bedroom sustained some smoke and water damage, Specht said.

Oceanside Garage Fire
Firefighters respond to blaze in Oceanside garage. Courtesy Oceanside Fire Dept.

Paramedics treated one person at the scene for superficial burn injuries.

The American Red Cross was called in to help the residents of the home, all adults, arrange for emergency lodging.

The cause of the fire, which caused a power outage that left several homes in the neighborhood without electrical service into the late afternoon, was under investigation.