An Atascadero family of four was displaced Monday night after a fire damaged the kitchen and living room of their home in the 2400 block of Traffic Way near San Benito Road Elementary School.
The fire was reported at 8:35 p.m. while the family was away from home.
Firefighters were on scene for three hours. About a quarter of the home was damaged, said Capt. Matthew Miranda of the Atascadero Fire Department.
There were no injuries and the cause of the fire is under investigation. The point of origin is believed to be the kitchen.