A fire that started in a detached garage spread to a house in San Ardo on Monday afternoon, destroying both buildings, firefighters reported.

The blaze broke out at 2 p.m. at Center and Jolon streets, according to the state Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

Four fire engines and a CalFire chief responded and the fire was contained shortly before 3 p.m.

No one was injured, firefighters said, but both buildings were a total loss. Cause of the fire is under investigation, according to CalFire.


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