Residents escape early morning fire

April 2, 2009 12:43:52 PM PDT
Residents escaped a fire at their home in Danville early this morning after being awakened by a smoke detector, fire officials said.

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The blaze was reported at about 1:30 a.m. at a home at 191 Plaza Circle, San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District Battalion Chief Mike Brown said in a brief report.

Thirty-one firefighters responded, arriving in five fire engines and two ladder trucks, Brown said. The fire was declared under control by 2:35 a.m.

No injuries were reported.

The fire caused about $100,000 in damage to the home and $75,000 in damage to its contents, Brown said.

The cause remains under investigation. Brown said fire investigators might be able to provide more details later today.

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