At 7:09 am Friday, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District and Antioch Police were dispatched to a report of a residential structure fire in the 2300 block of Shelbourne Way in the City of Antioch.
While responding, a large column of black smoke was reported and upon arrival, firefighters observed heavy smoke and flames coming from the second story of the home. A working fire was declared and shortly after a second alarm response was requested.
Firefighters made fire attack and within 20 minutes had control of the fire and cancelled the second alarm.
According to Battalion Chief Bob Atlas, the house was a complete loss with an estimated $600k in damages while both residents made it safely out of the home, a dog did perish in the blaze.
The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District also responded to assist as part of their aid agreement. AMR also was on scene.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.