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Car fire spreads to home in east El Paso
By: Sarai Bejarano
EL PASO, Texas - A vehicle fire spread quickly to a nearby home, displacing a family of five. The El Paso Fire Department responded to a house fire at 7:58 p.m. on Friday at 605 Gene Littler Drive in the east side.
According to its investigation, the fire began when the bed of the truck parked outside the garage caught fire. The fire then spread to the side of the home, then to the attic.
A family of five was in the home when the fire occurred, but no one was injured, said fire officials. The fire caused a total of $30,000 in damages.
Due to the damage of the home the family had to be displaced and Red Cross of El Paso is now providing the family with assistance.
The fire remains under investigation.