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UPDATE: Property damaged in Atascadero following structure fire

Posted at 5:37 PM, Apr 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-06 01:44:54-04

UPDATE (10:35 p.m.): Officials are now giving preliminary information about the structure fire off Morro Road.

The Atascadero Fire Department says upon arrival, fire was observed coming out from under a deck, with one side of the structure's exterior becoming involved in the fire.

Fire crews say there was no available fire hydrant within the area of the residence.

7 engines, 2 command vehicles, and one ambulance responded to the incident.

Fire crews say it took 20 minutes until the fire was controlled.

The estimated property value saved $650,000 and the estimated property value loss was $15,000, according to officials.

No one was injured as a result of the fire.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

ORIGINAL STORY: The Atascadero Fire Department and CalFire SLO are currently responding to a structure fire in Atascadero.

The fire was reported shortly before 5:30 p.m., on the 13000 block of Hwy 41 West.

This is a developing story. Check back later for more details.