September 24 2021 03:30 pm

Sacramento Metro Fire crews respond to house fire, explosion in Carmichael

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CARMICHAEL, Calif. (KTXL) — Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District crews responded to a house fire in Carmichael Thursday morning.

Fire crews were dispatched to “a house fire with explosion” on Madison Avenue shortly after 4 a.m., officials said. Upon arrival, crews said there were flames burning the back, side and attic of the home.

“We had paint cans that had shot 60-70 feet off the side yard of this house, as well as propane tanks,” said Sacramento Metro Fire Capt. Parker Wilbourn.

The fire was extinguished and a search of the home was conducted, Metro Fire said. No victims or injuries were reported.

No cause for the fire was given, but officials said the arson team is investigating.

This story is developing. Check back for updates.

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