SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — Authorities say a person with mental issues is believed to have started a fire that damaged a home in Sacramento County early Tuesday morning.
The scene was along Propitious Court, off of Elkhorn and Don Julio boulevards.READ MORE: Scott Peterson Set To Be Re-Sentenced For Murder Of Pregnant Wife
Sacramento Metro Fire says their crews responded just after 3:30 a.m. and found a heavy fire.
Firefighters were soon able to knock down the flames, but not before the home was damaged.
The extent of the damage is unclear.READ MORE: Person, Cat Rescued From Citrus Heights Apartment Fire
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A resident of the home is believed to have started the fire, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office says. That person has since been put on a mental health hold.MORE NEWS: Deputies Searching For Home Invasion Robber Who Targeted Mountain House Residence
No one else is believed to have been home at the time and no injuries have been reported.