Fresno firefighters were battling two fires that broke out almost simultaneously on opposite ends of the city on Thursday.
A second-alarm was called for a fire at 1852 S. Woodrow Ave. in southeast Fresno.
Fresno fire battalion chief Brian Price said the fire caused about $100,000 damage to the home.
When firefighters arrived, they found a garage and attic engulfed in flames, said Price. The residents escaped without injury.
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The garage was being used for storage and the items inside made extinguishing the fire difficult, he said.
Fire trucks also had a difficult time navigating in the neighborhood because residents had stopped their cars in the roadway, Price said.
The fire was contained about 4:25 p.m. The cause is under investigation.
The second fire was reported in a palm tree near the corner of Chennault and Hazel avenues in northwest Fresno, causing concerns that it might spread to the roof and attic of a nearby home.
Both fires were reported just before 4 p.m.