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Pasadena house fire creates $140K in damage

Firefighters are seen battling flames at a home in the 2000 block of Brigden Road in Pasadena on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. (Pasadena Fire Department)

February 17, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
A home in Pasadena went up in flames after oily rags were ignited, causing $140,000 in damage.

The fire happened Saturday night in the 2000 block of Brigden Road. Officials say the homeowner put the oily rags in a trash can next to the house earlier in the day. The rags caught fire, which set the house ablaze.

The two residents escaped unharmed.