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Firefighter treated for heat-related issue

Posted at 6:24 PM, Sep 26, 2015

One firefighter was treated for heat-related issues following a fire Saturday afternoon.

The fire started around 2:30 p.m. in the 2200 block of Jeanne Drive, near Smoke Ranch Road and Decatur Boulevard. Firefighters said a person was working on the pickup truck outside when the truck went into gear and into the house. The pickup truck caught fire and spread into the one-story house.

Ten people were displaced in the blaze and are being assisted by the American Red Cross.

Firefighters estimated the damage to be around $135,000.

Temperatures were around 100 degrees when the fire begun.