FOUNTAIN VALLEY (CBSLA) — Residents were evacuated from their homes early Saturday morning after a three-alarm fire in Fountain Valley tore through a carport, damaging at least a dozen vehicles.
Fountain Valley Police responded to reports of heavy smoke and fire coming from a carport at 10441 Slater Avenue just before 3 a.m.READ MORE: DEA Agents Going Online In Effort To Catch Drug Dealers, Distributors
Upon their arrival, firefighters found a carport on fire extending to the outside of nearby apartments.READ MORE: Report: Orange County Hate Crimes Against Asian-Americans Up 1,200%
Approximately 40 vehicles were reported to be damaged, as well as exterior damage to around 16 apartments.
Tenants were momentarily displaced and were being assisted by the Red Cross.MORE NEWS: OC Receives More Than 83,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses In Single Day
The cause of the fire was not immediately reported.