Zinfandel Lane residential structure fire

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ON  JANUARY  12, 2010

Contact(s):
Pete Munoa
Napa County Fire Marshal
(707) 299-7645
pete.munoa@fire.ca.gov
Cal Fire/County Fire



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Ernie Loveless
Chief

Residential Structure Fire


ST. HELENA – A residential structure fire was reported this morning, 1/12/10, at 7:34 AM on the 300 block of Zinfandel Lane, St. Helena in unincorporated Napa County.  Units and Firefighters from St. Helena City Fire, Napa County Fire, CAL FIRE and Calistoga Fire Departments responded to the incident. The fire which caused moderate damage to a 2800 square foot home was undergoing renovation is believed to have originated in the subfloor beneath the hallway and bathroom area.  An electrician who came to work on the residence discovered the fire and called 911.  The home was not occupied due to the construction work.  Damage is estimated at $250,000 with an estimated structural save of $1,000,000.  Investigators from the Napa County Fire Marshal’s Office are working on determining the cause.  The fire was contained at 9:40 AM but units remained at scene until 12:30 PM.  No injuries were reported. 

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