Fire officials: Weekend attic fire in Saugus was accidental

Firefighters on scene of attic fire in Saugus Saturday. photo for The Signal by Rick McClure

Fire officials are looking into a fire that broke out Saturday inside the attic of a house in Saugus. The fire is suspected to be “accidental,” at this point, officials said.

Firefighters with the Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to a house fire on Gibson Place, near Paragon Drive, in Saugus about 4 a.m. Saturday, Inspector David Michel said.

“The first response team reported seeing heavy smoke coming from the attic,” he said.

All occupants of the house were outside when firefighters arrived.

“This was an aggressive fire attack,” Michel said. The fire was extinguished at 4:30 a.m.

There was no report of injury.

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