Saugus garage fire snuffed out in less than 20 minutes

A Los Angeles County Fire Department truck moves quickly to scene. Katharine Lotze/The Signal

Firefighters called to a garage fire in Saugus arrived in time to keep the fire away from the house.

Shortly after 3 p.m., firefighters with the Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to reports of a structure fire on Ricki Court, a cul-de-sac, east of Via Joyce Drive and north of Plum Canyon Road.

“This call came in as a garage fire at a two-story house,” Fire Department spokesman Marvin Lim said.

Firefighters arrived at the house at 3:15 p.m., he said, and within 20 minutes extinguished the fire.

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