By Terry Miller
A carport fire on Second Avenue in Arcadia destroyed numerous vehicles on Monday, June 19. The fire broke out in the 200 block of South 2nd Avenue at 11:37 a.m. A fire official said firefighters put out the fire in about 20 minutes.
According to Arcadia Police, the dept. assisted area residents with evacuation do to the intense heat and smoke and potential for gasoline explosions. While arson investigators were on scene Monday, the ADF said initially that it didn’t look like the fire was deliberately set.