Stephen Ellison

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.

Contact Us