Arsonist Starts Carmichael Blaze, 2 Rooms Burned

No one was injured in an early morning fire started by an arsonist in Carmichael Saturday.

A residential fire spotted by a neighbor in Carmichael Saturday was the work of an arsonist, officials said.

The fire in the 5700 block of Ensign Street was reported at 5:15 a.m. and officials suspect arson in the blaze, Sacramento Metropolitan District fire Capt. Kim Fong wrote in a statement.

It was unclear whether the residents were displaced.

Arriving firefighters found flames in two rooms at opposite ends of the home, Fong said.

A damage estimate was not released.


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