WALNUT CREEK -- A house fire that investigators said started on a back deck caused significant damage early Monday morning but did not injury anybody, a fire dispatcher said.

The one-alarm blaze broke out at about 3 a.m. in the 3400 block of McKean Drive near Treat Boulevard, the dispatcher for the Contra Costa Fire Protection District said. Investigators estimated the damages to the house at $35,000, the dispatcher said.

The fire originated on the back deck, where several tools used to redo a deck were located, the dispatcher said.

Check back for more details.

Contact Rick Hurd in Walnut Creek at 925-945-4789 and follow him at Twitter.com/3rdERH.




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