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UPDATE: Atascadero house fire caused by discarded smoking materials

Posted at 9:15 PM, Jul 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-28 00:03:06-04

UPDATE (9:00 p.m.) – According to city officials, the fire started from discarded smoking materials.

UPDATE (6:40 p.m.) – A prevention officer from CAL FIRE SLO reported the fire and was the first one on scene.

According to Atascadero Fire, the owners were not inside the house at the time of the fire.

No injuries have been reported.

The Atascadero Fire Chief says the heavy fire volume was challenging to tackled but the fire was knocked down shortly after it broke out.

The extent of the damage to the house is unknown.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Atascadero Fire, Paso Robles Fire, Templeton Fire and CAL FIRE SLO provided assistance according to a tweet from the Atascadero Fire Department.

The City of Atascadero tweeted out saying the residential fire was contained to the one residence.

Firefighters from multiple agencies were responding to a residential structure fire in Atascadero Saturday evening.

The fire was reported shortly after 5:30 p.m. in the 4000 block of Carrizo Rd.

KSBY News has a crew headed to the scene.

This is a developing story and will be updated with new information as it becomes available.