Crews Battle House Fire in Santa Monica Area
Crews say the blaze started in the basement and spread to the attic
Updated at 9:07 AM PST on Thursday, Feb 10, 2011
Firefighters battled a house fire early Thursday in the 700 block of Kingman Avenue in the Santa Monica area.
The fire was reported at about 6:45 a.m., said Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department. The flames were burning on the roof of the two-story home.
Firefighters attacked the blaze from inside the structure and on the roof.
Fire officials said the blaze started in the basement and spread to the attic.
Although it's a densely populated neighborhood, the blaze did not spread to nearby homes.
No injuries were reported.
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Published at 7:15 AM PST on Feb 10, 2011
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