Escondido Home Goes Up in Flames

By Monica Garske
|  Friday, Jan 11, 2013  |  Updated 8:04 PM PDT
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Escondido Home Goes Up in Flames

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A single-story home in Escondido caught on fire Friday night, officials confirmed.

The fire began at approximately 7:35 p.m. at a residence in the 700 block of Roosevelt Street.

When Escondido fire crews and police arrived, heavy smoke and flames were emanating from the home.

Firefighters began tackling the blaze, trying to prevent the fire from spreading to surrounding homes.

Police evaluated neighboring homes and blocked off traffic in the area.

The fire was knocked down just after 8 p.m.

No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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