Daly City firefighters save homes from dumpster fire

Firefighters put out a fire burning in a dumpster on the ground floor of a Daly City apartment building this morning before flames spread to any of the residences, the Daly City Fire Department reported.

The two-alarm fire was reported at 5:38 a.m. in a dumpster in a parking structure on the ground floor of a three-story apartment building located at 70 Poncetta drive.

Firefighters arrived within two minutes and found heavy smoke coming from the garage.

They used hose lines to confine the blaze to thedumpster and were able to prevent flames from damaging any of the apartments upstairs, the fire department reported.

The fire was controlled within 23 minutes. Firefighters had the blaze extinguished a short time later and finished mopping up shortly after 7:30 a.m., the fire department reported.

No injuries were reported and no residents were displaced. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

— Bay City News

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