A residential fire sprinkler system extinguished a garage fire in the 3000 block of Lone Hill Lane. The fire occurred late Sunday evening and the homeowner was quickly alerted by both a smoke detector and the exterior fire alarm bell.
With the activation of the fire sprinkler system and quick actions by firefighters, the fire was contained to the garage with minimal damage to the structure and contents. No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire was determined to be combustible items in close proximity to a light bulb.
For more information regarding the benefits or function of residential fire sprinklers systems, contact the Encinitas Fire Department at 760-633-2820.
—Encinitas Fire Department