At 10:35 pm Sunday, Contra Costa County firefighters responded to a report of a residential structure fire in the 3500 block of Blythe Drive in Antioch.
Upon arrival, Engine 82 reported heavy smoke and flames coming from the home and upon further investigation requested a 2nd-alarm response due to flames threatening a neighboring home.
Firefighters mobilized quickly for structure protection and were able to neutralize the threat. All but 1 engine in the second alarm response was cancelled.
By 11:54 pm, CONFIRE reported that a missing puppy from the home was located safely and reunited with the family of the home.
The home was deemed a total loss and Red Cross was contacted to assist the family.
Antioch Police also responded to provide traffic control to shut down the road in both directions while AMR also responded.
6:30 am Update
According to Battalian Chief Bob Atlas, two firefighters were shocked during operations, however, they are still on duty and able to continue operations with no adverse impact.
Atlas also said the fire is still under investigation but electrical is suspected.