Blighted home burns in downtown Fresno
A house in downtown Fresno was destroyed by fire Saturday.
The fire started shortly before 6 p.m. in the basement of the home at L and Amador streets, sending clouds of dark smoke over downtown.
The house was boarded up, but it’s not clear if anybody was living at the house, Fresno Fire Deputy Chief Ted Semonious said.
Firefighters were unable to save the house, but nearby apartments were not damaged, Semonious said.
People nearby were told to evacuate and there were no injuries.