Garage fire extends into attic early Thursday morning

On Thursday, March 16th, 2023, at 5:48 am, the Turlock Fire Department, Modesto Fire Department, Turlock Police Department, Stanislaus Regional Fire Investigations Unit, and American Medical Response were dispatched to a reported structure fire at a residence in the 600 block of Wolfe Ave, Turlock.

When firefighters arrived on scene, they found a garage fire that had extended into the attic.

Firefighters immediately began fire attack and were able to bring the fire under control within about 30 minutes.

Firefighters remained on scene for an extended period of time after the fire was out conducting overhaul, investigation, and other post-fire activities.

The Turlock Irrigiation District and Pacific Gas and Electric Company responded to secure utilities, while the Modesto Fire Department covered the city for the duration of the incident.

No injuries were reported.

The fire’s cause and location of origin remain undetermined.

The investigation remains ongoing. Anyone with information that could assist in it is encouraged to call the Stanislaus Regional Fire Investigations Unit at 209-525-5537.

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