Fire on Lotus Street

by on October 20, 2009 · 1 comment

in Ocean Beach

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Burning house in OB. All photos by Jim Grant.

OCEAN BEACH, CA.  On Sunday, October 18th, a fire broke out in an Ocean Beach garage and then damaged the nearby house and a boat.  It all happened before noon on Lotus Street, near Ebers.  The fire forced one person out of their home.

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Our friend and local photographer Jim Grant arrived at the scene and took pics.  Jim also told us gas welding equipment was in the storage area…and a boat with a gas tank made this a little scary scene.

SignonSanDiego reported that:

The fire was extinguished at 11:30 a.m. Firefighters remained at the location because of concerns about hazardous materials that may have been in the garage, the dispatcher said.

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Damage to the garage and the home was estimated at $150,000. The boat, which was inside the garage, sustained $6,000 in damage.

The cause of the fire has not been determined.

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avatar jim grant October 20, 2009 at 6:33 pm

This should send a clear message. Dont be a Pack Rat!!!

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