Update: According to an additional report from Riverside County Fire, the displaced occupants were able to arrange shelter. Assistance from the Red Cross was not needed. The loss was estimated at $120,000 and the value of saved property at $50,000. Cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Four people were displaced from their home Saturday night by a fire that caused heavy damage to the structure in the 23700 block of Casa Bonita Avenue in Menifee.
The American Red Cross was notified for assistance for the two adults and two children living in the single-story, single-family dwelling. According to Riverside County Fire officials, the fire was contained to the attic but there was heavy smoke and fire damage to the house.
The fire was reported at 7:57 p.m. Five fire engines responded to the site, located north of Railroad Canyon Road and west of Goetz Road in the Quail Valley community. The fire was contained at approximately 8:33 p.m.
No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.