Early Morning Blaze Spreads to 2 Rocklin Homes

ROCKLIN -- When crews from four different agencies arrived at a fire early Monday morning the flames had already reached two homes.

The fire on the corner of Cobblestone and Terrace drives spread to the attic of one home and the next-door neighbor's garage around 4 a.m.

A family of four with two children were able to run to safety, away from the flames that had spread to their attic. Their cat was rescued by firefighters and is expected to survive.

(Credit: Rocklin Firefighters Local 3847)

Those who own the other residence are on vacation and no one has been able to contact them.

Neighbors report a garbage man who saw the flames first attempted to hose them down.

Crews were able to contain the fire in around 25 minutes.

It's believed the fire started between the homes. Firefighters on scene say residential fires that start in that area spark from trash, but the cause of the blaze is still under investigation.