Fire badly damages west MH home

Firefighters from Morgan Hill Fire Department battle a garage fire that caused about $50,000 worth of damage to a home on Darnis Circle.

A house fire in an east Morgan Hill neighborhood caused about $50,000 worth of structure damage Wednesday night, according to authorities.

About 6:18 p.m. the 911 dispatch center received a call reporting the fire on Darnis Circle, according to CalFire Fire Prevention Specialist Pam Temmermand. 

The blaze started in the garage of the home, and spread to the attic, Temmermand said. Crews estimate about $50,000 worth of damage was inflicted by the blaze.

The fire started accidentally, but authorities did not elaborate on the cause.

No injuries were reported.  

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