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Fire damages Paso Robles home Monday afternoon

No one was injured Monday after a grass fire spread to an occupied home in Paso Robles.

Firefighters were called to 520 20th Street at 1:50 p.m., according to a news release from the City of Paso Robles.

A small grass fire had spread to the attic of an unattached residential unit. Firefighters quickly extinguished the grass fire and then focused efforts on the home.

A ventilation hole was cut into the roof, and firefighters were able to keep the flames from spreading beyond the attic.

The fire was controlled at 2:14 p.m.

There were people inside the home when the fire broke out, but all were able to leave before firefighters arrived.

The cause of the fire damage estimates have not yet been determined.

-Larissa Doust

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