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Garage Fire Displaces Two; Firefighter Slightly Injured

The fire on Walker Lee Drive started in the garage and spread to the attic. Crews fought the fire for about an hour.

A Los Alamitos home was severely damaged by a fire that started in the garage Sunday morning, and a firefighter suffered a minor injury battling the blaze, according to an Orange County Fire Authority spokesman.

Two people were displaced by the fire at 2752 Walker Lee Dr. that was reported at 7:37 a.m. Firefighters arrived in about five minutes and had the fire under control at 8:46 a.m., according to the spokesman.

Authorities determined that the fire was accidental and caused $200,000 worth of damage to the structure and $100,000 worth of damage to the contents of the home. The fire spread from the garage and into the attic before it was contained.

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