Early morning house fire in Sebastopol kills 2
SEBASTOPOL, Calif. - A house fire in Sebastopol killed two earlier Sunday shortly before 5 a.m., officials said.
Sebastopol Fire responded to a house located on Highway 116 for reports of a fire. Two people, a man and a woman, were killed after a converted carport they were sleeping in caught fire.
Another woman in the main part of the home was able to escape and was not physically harmed.
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Before firefighters arrived, neighbors reportedly tried to extinguish the fire themselves with garden hoses.
Officials said multiple water tenders were ordered alongside additional engine companies to put out the fire.
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The identities of the two killed were not made known. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
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