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Two-Alarm Fire Burns Two Homes, Vehicles in Antioch

A two-alarm structure fire burned two homes in Antioch on Thursday, according to the Contra Costa County Fire District.

The fire started about 2 p.m. in an alleyway in the 300 block of West 18th and West 19th streets, fire officials said. One house sustained serious damage and a second house had minor damage. Several cars also were damaged in the blaze. The fire was under control a little after 3 p.m.

No injuries were reported. A man in his 70s was being checked out by firefighters but should be OK, Fire Inspector Steve O’Bear said.

The cause of the blaze was unknown and under investigation.

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