MODESTO (CBS13) – Fire crews were able to quickly extinguish an early Friday morning structure fire in Modesto.
Just before 1:30 a.m., Modesto Regional Fire responded to the 2800 block of Hobart Court to a wood-paneled storage shed fully engulfed in flames.READ MORE: Christmas Tree Shortage? Yes. Turkey Shortage? Unlikely For California
The shed, which had a 16 foot high loft, contained items such as patio furniture, tools, chlorine tablets and muriatic acid.READ MORE: Record Rain Brings Insect Infestation To Surface
Crews put out the fire within 15 minutes, and were able to contain the chemicals.
The exact cause is still under investigation, but it is believed the fire started inside the shed.MORE NEWS: Softball Team Hoping To Rebuild After Practice Facility Collapses During Storm
The fire caused about $6,000 worth of damage.