At least two homes were damaged in a Tuesday morning fire in the Oakland Hills, firefighters said.
The blaze was reported in the area of Merriewood Drive and Crown Avenue and drew a two-alarm response. The fire also charred some nearby vegetation, firefighters said.
Eight people were displaced, according to the fire department.
The cause of the blaze is believed to be an overloaded generator, the fire department said, citing a preliminary investigation.
Firefighters had the blaze under control in about 90 minutes.