2-Alarm Garage Fire Damages 2 Homes In Santa Rosa

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SANTA ROSA (CBS SF) — Firefighters battled a two-alarm house fire in Santa Rosa early Saturday morning, according to the fire department.

Just after midnight, crews responded to a report of smoke in the garage of a home at 2428 West College Ave., according to Santa Rosa Fire Department.

Arriving firefighters found heavy fire coming from the garage and flames spreading to the second story of a home and to another house next door.

Crews launched a coordinated attack and successfully put out the fire in the original building, according to the department.

The exterior fire at the neighboring home was also extinguished.

Damage to both homes was estimated to be around $100,000.

The cause remains under investigation.

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