At 5:42 pm Sunday, Contra Costa County firefighters responded to a report of smoke and flames coming from a home on Sara Ct in Bay Point.
When units arrived on scene, they advised that the home was 50% involved and that all occupants were out and only pets were inside. Flames were coming from all sides of the home and due to a safety hazard, they had to begin with an outside fire attack.
By 6:00 pm, the fire was out and at least two people were transported to local hospitals with injuries. CONFIRE also stated 5 other dogs and 1 cat died in the fire. Contra Costa Animal Services also responded to the call.
According to firefighters on scene, they said occupants of the home had a honey oil explosion out of the back of the home which caught the house on fire.