House fire causes damage but no injuries

No one was injured in a house fire on Louise Street in north Laguna on Monday, according to a Laguna Beach fire news release.

Twenty-one firefighters from both Laguna Beach and Newport Beach responded to a single-story house fire in the 1600 block at 7:30 a.m. and found all occupants safely outside, the release said.

Firefighters contained the blaze in 18 minutes and kept it from spreading to adjacent houses.

The fire caused about $350,000 in damage to the structure, and $30,000 in lost items, according to the release.

The fire's cause is under investigation, and anyone with information that may assist authorities should contact Laguna Beach fire at (949) 497-0700, the release said.

—Bryce Alderton

Twitter: @AldertonBryce

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