Fire knocked down quickly, damage limited to garage

Fire knocked down quickly, damage limited to garage
Posted on 04/19/2017
April 19, 2017 - Damage was limited to a garage and its contents, including one vehicle, Tuesday after a structure fire in the 1500 block of Powell Lane. No injuries were reported.

Redlands Firefighters responded to the report of a structure fire at the single-family home at about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 18. Firefighters knocked the fire down in less than five minutes and confined the fire to the garage. Crews remained until about 4:30 p.m. to perform mop up, salvage and overhaul.

The cause of the fire was determined to be mechanical failure in a vehicle parked in the garage. Damage was estimated at $6,000 for the vehicle and other contents and $1,000 in smoke and water damage to the structure.