Shed catches fire at Bayview Place

October 16, 2013
  • Smoke can be seen from Top of the World from a fire at a home storage shed on Bayview Place in Laguna Beach on Tuesday afternoon.
Smoke can be seen from Top of the World from a fire at a home… (Don Leach / Coastline…)

A house storage shed caught fire Tuesday afternoon, though no one was home at the time of the blaze, Laguna Beach fire Chief Jeff LaTendresse said in an email.

The fire occurred at 2:57 p.m. at 671 Bayview Place and firefighters from the Laguna Beach Fire Department and Orange County Fire Authority responded, according to a subsequent fire department news release.

Firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze, but were concerned of swimming pool chemicals mixing with pesticides within the shed, the release said.

An OCFA hazardous materials team determined there were no pesticides within the structure, and the fire did not reach the house, according to the release.

At this time, investigators do not know what caused the fire.

—Bryce Alderton

Twitter: @AldertonBryce

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