Fire destroyed the front of a house in Newhall Friday afternoon and moved into the attic before firefighters brought in under control.
Flames and smoke seen coming from a house in Newhall prompted a response by firefighters Friday afternoon.
Shortly after 1:35 p.m., fire and smoke was seen coming from the front of a house on the 24200 block of Arch Street.
“We have a working fire,” Supervisor Imy McBride of the Los Angeles County Fire Department told The Signal.
At least half a dozen fire engines from the Fire Department’s Battalion 6 were dispatched to the fire.
Shortly after 2:10 p.m., firefighters reported having much of the fire under control.
“This was an interior fire that extended into the attic,” Fire Department Supervisor Bernard Peters said.
“Right now, they’re pulling insulation out of the attic,” he said shortly before 2:15 p.m.
firefighters also removed furniture from the badly charred structure.
There were no reports of injury.
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