Fires hit 2 homes in La Quinta

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Updated: 12/26/2012 12:08 pm

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Fires have hit two separate homes in the Riverside County community of La Quinta.

Riverside County firefighters responded to fire on Avenida Alvarado just before 9 a.m. Wednesday and contained the blaze just over a half-hour later, but the 1,600-square-foot residence was destroyed..

No one was injured but two adults and two children have been displaced, and the American Red Cross has been notified.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

Late Tuesday, a home in another part of La Quinta was damaged by fire.

Flame and smoke were showing from the rear of the 3,000-square-foot house on Dandelion Drive when firefighter responded to an 8:58 p.m. report.

The fire was contained at 9:25 p.m. and the Red Cross was notified that two adults and three children were displaced.


©2012 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!

Featured Segments/Shows

All content © Copyright 2015 Intermountain West Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
You may also view our Sitemap

Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.