Fire crews fight strong winds to battle two-alarm structure fire in Apple Valley

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Fire crews on Thursday battled a two-alarm structure fire on Serrano Road north of Highway 18 in Apple Valley.

Fire crews on Thursday battled a two-alarm structure fire on Serrano Road north of Highway 18 in Apple Valley.

Fire crews fought high winds as they battled a two-alarm structure fire near Rancherias Road and north of Highway 18 in Apple Valley on Thursday.

The Apple Valley Fire Protection District received a report of a fire at 4:48 p.m. Thursday in the 15900 block of Serrano Road, Fire Chief Ken Harrison told the Daily Press.

The fire was located just south of Otoe Road, between Sago and Serrano roads, and west of Dale Evans Parkway.

Fire crews on Thursday battled a two-alarm structure fire on Serrano Road north of Highway 18 in Apple Valley.

Fire crews on Thursday battled a two-alarm structure fire on Serrano Road north of Highway 18 in Apple Valley.

Upon arrival, firefighters found two garage buildings fully involved with exposure to a single-story detached three-unit apartment adjacent to the fire, Harrison said.

The fire extended to one apartment and was considered a two-alarm fire. Personnel from Cal Fire and the Victorville Fire Department assisted in the call.

Fire crews were able to contain the blaze to one apartment. The four single-car garage building was a complete loss, Harrison said.

No firefighters were injured, one civilian was treated for smoke inhalation and crews remained on scene for about two hours to conduct the investigation, according to Harrison.

Daily Press reporter Rene Ray De La Cruz may be reached at 760-951-6227 or [email protected] Follow him on Instagram @RenegadeReporter and Twitter @DP_ReneDeLaCruz

This article originally appeared on Victorville Daily Press: Fire crews fight strong winds to battle structure fire in Apple Valley

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