ELK GROVE (CBS13) – A family in Elk Grove has been displaced after a fire caused major damage to their home overnight.

The fire started around 11:30 p.m. Thursday on Palazzo Court and Bovill Drive. Firefighters say the fire was threatening a nearby home.

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The exact cause of the fire is under investigation.

Smoke detectors helped the family safely get out of the home, firefighters say.


Another fire broke out at around 1:30 a.m. Friday.

The fire was on the 1700 block of Irongate Way in Sacramento. Firefighters say the fire was contained to just the garage of the home, but the family was not immediately able to return home.

A Sacramento Fire Department spokesperson says that fire was caused by smoldering fireworks that were thrown away in a trash bin next to the home that caught fire then spread to the home.

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Firefighters battled a house fire Friday morning in Rancho Cordova.

The fire was reported around 5 a.m. off of Zinfandel Drive on Envero Way.

A Sacramento Metro Fire Department battalion chief says there were people at the time firefighters arrived but were able to safely escape.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of that fire is under investigation.

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