Woman, son escape fire that guts Fairfield home
Fairfield Fire Department firefighters battle a house fire on Calaveras Drive on Friday. (Robinson Kuntz/Daily Republic)
FAIRFIELD — A woman and her son safely escaped a fire that gutted their west Fairfield home Friday.
The two-alarm fire, reported just after 2:30 p.m., left the two-story home on the 2900 block of Calaveras Drive with approximately $350,000 in damage, according to Battalion Chief John Sturdee.
He declined to discuss the possible cause of the fire until the investigation is complete. The Solano County Fire Investigative Unit was beginning its work early Friday evening, Sturdee said.
Carolyn Sargent was working at her computer in a first-floor room near the front of the house when the fire broke out somewhere upstairs, she said. Continue Reading