Sac FD: Foil in microwave sparks devastating house fire in south Sacramento

5:40 AM, Aug 30, 2012   |    comments
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House fire sparked by microwave on 1600 block of Florin Rd. in Sacramento.

SACRAMENTO - A home on the 1600 block of Florin Road in the south Sacramento area was gutted by fire Thursday morning.

The Sacramento Fire Dept. Battalion Chief on scene said the fire started around 1:15 a.m. when the homeowner placed foil in the microwave as they were heating food.

Firefighters arrived at the scene and found the home completely involved.

According to the Battalion Chief, crews had the blaze extinguished by 5:10 a.m. and the homeowner was able to get out of the house safely.


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