SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — One person was hospitalized with critical injuries after a house fire in the Arden-Arcade area, Sacramento Metro Fire said Monday afternoon.
A second person was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation but was released. Three dogs were also rescued, according to the Sacramento Metro Fire Dept.READ MORE: California Gov. Newsom Criticizes GOP After Texas School Shooting: 'Who The Hell Are We If We Cannot Keep Our Kids Safe'
The fire happened at a residence along Greenhills Road, just a block away from the intersection of Hurley Way and Watt Avenue.READ MORE: California Passes Water Ban For Commercial Properties Amid Ongoing Drought
The fire department said firefighters had to enter the side of the house to get to the victim and remove them from the burning home. The exact nature of the victim’s injuries is unknown.
Video from the scene shows heavy damage to the front of the home, the roof, and what appears to be the garage. The department first reported the fire shortly after 11 a.m.MORE NEWS: President Biden Delivers Remarks On Texas School Shooting
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.