San Diego Fire-Rescue
Flames damaged a San Carlos home Monday. Photo credit: OnScene.TV

A San Carlos house fire displaced a pair of residents Monday and caused nearly $200,000 in damages.

The blaze erupted in the garage of a residence at Lake Artemus and Boulder Lake avenues for unknown reasons shortly before 2:30 p.m., the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department reported.

The flames spread into the living quarters of the house before firefighters took control.

The American Red Cross will help the two people who live in the home arrange for temporary shelter. The fire caused about $120,000 in structural damage and destroyed contents valued at roughly $70,000, according to the department.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

Updated at 6:40 p.m. July 19, 2021