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Early morning fire rocks Costa Mesa neighborhood

September 17, 2011
  • An apartment caught fire early Saturday morning along Woodland Place in Costa Mesa.
An apartment caught fire early Saturday morning along… (Courtesy Lee Freeman )

One person was treated for minor injuries and seven were displaced after a fire at a Costa Mesa triplex early Saturday.

About 12:23 a.m., the Costa Mesa Fire Department received a call of a lower level apartment on fire at 392 Woodland Place, between 20th and 21st streets, according to authorities.


FOR THE RECORD:
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated the number of respondents

Three fire engines, a truck company, an urban search and rescue unit and a battalion chief — totaling 19 people — were part of the first response. The first fire engine arrived in six minutes, Fire Battalion Chief Kevin Diamond said. A second alarm of three engines, two trucks and a battalion chief from Newport Beach were called in later.

 The investigation unit is working to find the cause, he said. Damage costs won't be known until Monday at the earliest.

 

— Jamie Rowe

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