Crews knock down house fire behind Le Chène French Cuisine

Firefighters work to douse a house fire on the 12600 block of Sierra Highway in Agua Dulce Monday morning. Cory Rubin/The Signal

Firefighters responded quickly to a house fire on Sierra Highway, behind Le Chène French Cuisine on Monday night. 

“The call came in at 9:15 p.m. for a structure fire that was showing heavy smoke. Units were on scene by 9:22 p.m.” said Martin Rangel with the Los Angeles County Fire Department. 

Crews knocked down the blaze that struck a single-story, single-family dwelling located on the 12600 block of Sierra Highway just after 9:30 p.m. The structure was completely destroyed, said Rangel. 

Firefighters work to douse a house fire on the 12600 block of Sierra Highway in Agua Dulce Monday morning. Cory Rubin/The Signal

No injuries were reported, but there were reports of at least one person trapped inside, said Rangel. After a primary and secondary search, no injuries were reported. 

La Chene was not affected by the fire, but employees exited the restaurant safely, said employee Rachelle Beaudoin. The home affected by the fire belonged to one of its employees, she added.

A total of four engines, including from fire stations 132 and 111. 

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. More information will be released as it becomes available. 

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Tammy Murga covers city hall and business for The Signal. She joined in the summer of 2018, previously working in Northern California as an assistant editor and reporter for the Lake County Record-Bee. In 2016, she graduated from Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles. Have a story tip? Message her on Twitter or at [email protected]