Shortly before 2:30 am this morning the Cosumnes Fire Department responded to a house fire on Elk Grove Blvd in Old Town Elk Grove. The house is located in the 9000 block of Elk Grove Blvd, near the intersection of Elk Grove Blvd and School Street. Firefighters were still on scene at 4:30 am cleaning up and investigating.
Updated 7 am:
There were 3 suspicious fires in the old town Elk Grove area last night. The first was a dumpster fire behind the Fish and Chips restaurant on Elk Grove Blvd. No damage to the business. Then there were two separate fires at a residence in the 9000 block of Elk Grove Blvd. One involved a shed on the property that was fully involved when crews arrived around midnight. The other was a separate exterior fire that extended into the occupied residence at the same address about 2:30this morning. No injuries. About $80,000 of estimated damage to the residence and $500 in the shed. The fires remain under investigation.