Fire destroys home near Lemoore

The Fresno BeeDecember 5, 2013 

Fire destroyed a home and displaced a family of five near Lemoore Wednesday night, the Kings County Fire Department reported.

The fire was reported about 11 p.m. in the 7000 block of 20th Avenue. It proved difficult for firefighters because of the lack of hydrants in the area.

Six engines and a water tender from Kettleman City along with more than 20 firefighters battled the blaze.

Damage from the fire, which originated in the attic, was estimated at more than $800,000.

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