You may have seen column of black smoke this afternoon near Downtown Santa Ana. The OCFA has reported that there was a fire at a residential duplex at the 1000 block of W 2nd St before 12:50 pm. The fire took place right next to Angels Community Park.
The fire started outside and extended towards surrounding homes. The firefighters stopped the forward spread before it did extensive damage to each home involved.
13 children and 19 adults were displaced by the fire as four homes were damaged. Sadly, one dog did not survive.
Fire investigators are on the scene. There is no cause determined yet. No injuries reported. Assistance provided by
the SAPD and So. Cal. Red Cross, which provided three SAVE cards with monetary value to assist the displaced residents.