Just before 4 a.m. Thursday, Engine 4 of the Sacramento Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a fence fire in the area of 28th and T Streets. When the crew arrived on scene and located the fence fire, in the 2700 block of T Street, the fence was well involved and fire extending into the residence and power lines down, according to radio reports.

Engine 4 immediately requested a full residential structure fire response. As additional crews arrived on scene, they reported heavy smoke was coming from the front door of the residence, and a possible attic fire became a concern.

As is standard procedure on any structure fire, they "secure" (or shut off) utilities. Crews assigned to that task reported that they got the gas shut off to the home, but the electrical meter was melted, according to fireground radio traffic.

Crews got a quick knock-down on the fire, saving the home. No injuries were reported and when crews checked the attic, they found no fire. An exhaust fan was put in place at the front door to smoke from the residence.

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