OJAI, Calif. – Ventura County Fire Department responded to a fire at a single-story residential fire in the 3900 block of Grand Avenue in Ojai Monday evening. No injuries have been reported.
The fire was eventually knocked down by responding fire crews, but due to the extensive damage to the structure, fire crews will spend the next few hours conducting a necessary overhaul explained Ventura County Fire Department.
According to the Ventura County Fire Department, arriving firefighters arrived at the scene to discover the home fully engulfed and used defensive firefighting techniques to limit the danger to nearby homes.
#GrandFire; FFs have knocked down the fire, and are working on overhaul. Due to the extent of damage, crews are expected to remain on scene for the next few hours. SCE is assisting with an isolated downed power line on the property. The cause is under investigation. #VCFD pic.twitter.com/plb4AONJx9— VCFD PIO (@VCFD_PIO) November 14, 2023
Initial reports confirmed some downed active power lines that Southern California Edison crews assisted firefighters with at the scene detail Ventura County Fire Department.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.