SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – An early morning fire in Sacramento’s Mansion Flats neighborhood could have been worse had it not been for an observant passerby, firefighters say.
The incident started around 2:30 a.m. Thursday in a three-story Victorian building at 15th and F streets.READ MORE: ‘I’m In!’: Caitlyn Jenner Officially Files To Run For California Governor
One person and several pets were rescued from the home.READ MORE: Overturned Big Rig Causes Major Traffic Backup On NB I-5 In Elk Grove
Crews say the fire could have been a lot worse had it not been for a passing driver, who saw the flames and called 911.
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Exactly what caused the fire is under investigation.