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Cerritos home being renovated goes up in flames

Firefighters work to put out a house fire in Cerritos in the 19400 block of Jacob Avenue on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013.
October 3, 2013 9:55:26 AM PDT
An empty home undergoing renovations in Cerritos went up in flames overnight.

The two-story house in the 19400 block of Jacob Avenue caught fire around 12:40 a.m. Thursday. Flames quickly spread to the roof of the home, but crews were able to contain it shortly after.

Around 20 firefighters had the blaze out by 1:17 a.m., officials said.

The fire department says no injuries were reported. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

City News Service contributed to this report.


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