House saved from vehicle fire in St. Helena

A vehicle fire on Monday on the 1700 block of Dean York Way in St. Helena. Firefighters saved the residence.

Photo via Saint Helena Police Department's Facebook page

St. Helena firefighters saved a home on the 1700 block of Dean York Way when they responded to a vehicle on fire in a residence’s carport on Monday, according to St. Helena Police.

The occupants were out of the home when police arrived and one of the residents was attempting to extinguish the fire with a garden hose, police said.

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Firefighters arrived within minutes of the call, which came in about 9 a.m., to find the vehicle fully engulfed in flames, St. Helena Fire Department officials said.

No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire was not immediately available.

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Public Safety Reporter

Maria Sestito is the Napa Valley Register public safety reporter. She covers breaking news as well as crime and courts. Maria came to the Napa Valley Register in 2015 after working at as a reporter and photographer at The Daily News in Jacksonville, NC. S