Antioch: Firefighters Knock Down Fire Across the Street from a School

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At 7:10 am Tuesday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District responded to a report of smoke and flames coming from a home in the 1800 block of E 18th Street near Trembath Lane across from Cornerstone Christian School in the City of Antioch.

The fire sent a large cloud of smoke into the air as crews arrived to flames coming out of a home while at least seven vehicles were on fire. Antioch Police shut down the roadway in both directions as crews worked the incident – it was also stated that the home was a “known drug house”

By 8:00 am, CONFIRE had the fire knocked down and were in overhaul, it was anticipated the roadway would be blocked for several hours. CONFIRE also stated at least one firefighter sustained a minor injury, however, he was treated and released on scene.

According to police, a subject was sleeping in a nearby trailer when he awoke to the sound of the flames and crackling.  The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

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8 COMMENTS

  1. Was this “known drug house” ever reported to the police? I wonder how many more such places exist around this town.

    • People can asum all they want but this is not the case. People talk shit cause they. Are haters out there. And jealous. When people have more then. Others do. They automatically assum it drug money. Or drug related. Wrong

  2. People can asum all they want but this is not the case. People talk shit cause they. Are haters out there. And jealous. When people have more then. Others do. They automatically assum it drug money. Or drug related. Wrong

  3. People can asum all they want but this is not the case. People talk shit cause they. Are haters out there. And jealous. When people have more then. Others do. They automatically assum it drug money. Or drug related. Wrong

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