Early morning fire destroys home
An early morning house fire destroyed a home in Willows. Fire investigators said it started from a chimney fire.
The fire was reported at 12:20 a.m. from 120 Ventura Street in Willows.
Willows Fire Engineer Lance Chapman said the resident was awakened by a light flickering in the hallway of the home. The fire spread from the chimney to the attic, and burned all the way through the roof and garage. A vehicle in the garage was also destroyed.
The home is considered a total loss. Damage is estimated at $155,000 to the property and $50,000 to its contents. The man and woman who live there escaped without injury.
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