A two-alarm fire engulfed a vacant home in a Vallejo mobile home park and heavily damaged a second early Thursday before firefighters could bring it under control, authorities said.
Vallejo firefighters responded to a 911 call at about 5:10 a.m. reporting a fire on Sandy Drive in the Carquinez Mobile Home Estates.
Arriving firefighters found one home completely engulfed in flames.
“We made a fast, aggressive attack,” said Cliff Campbell from the Vallejo Fire Department.
The flames damaged a neighboring unit and embers were being carried toward a large apartment complex located behind the mobile home park. Firefighters were successful in preventing the embers from sparking another fire.
Campbell said there were several small explosions as firefighters battled to gain control of the blaze.
He said the unit that was destroyed had been vacant for about a year and that transients who have been seen near the home may have ignited the blaze.
Campbell said no one was injured battling the fire.
Since the home was vacant, investigators were on the scene trying to determine the cause.
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