If you were traveling down the 5 and 55 interchange earlier today, you would have seen smoke in the near distance. If so, it was a residential fire in Stanton, where eight fire engines and two trucks were called to extinguish the fire. Luckily, no one was killed, but two occupants of the house were treated for smoke inhalation by paramedics.
Captain Marc Stone of the Orange County Fire Authority reported that the cause of the fire is still under investigation, but the flames, smoke and water from the firefighters’ efforts to extinguish the fire caused substantial damage to the home. Both OCFA and the Anaheim Fire Department responded to the call this morning. [Read more…]