At 2:27 am Sunday, Contra Costa County firefighters responded to a report of a vehicle that had struck a palm tree in the 2900 block of Bluebell Cir in the City of Antioch.
The crash injured 5 people with 1 trauma activation. Police said one of the victims was a local cheerleader who almost lost her life in the crash. No medical helicopter was required.
A short-time later, it was reported by CONFIRE units that the fire had extended to the exterior of a home and extended into the attic and the home was on fire. All occupants did make it out of the home without injury.
By 3:00 am, the fire was deemed out and did not extend into neighboring homes. As of 5:15 am, crews were still on scene of the fire.
Antioch Police were investigating the crash, no further details were available.