Woman helps save Chico home from fire

Chico Fire February 2

An alert homeowner in Chico saved her home from a fire early Friday morning.

The fire was reported around 2 a.m. in the 100 block of Picholine Way off Bruce Road on Chico's east side.

Firefighters said the woman who lives there smelled smoke and found a fire burning in the attached garage.

She and her husband used a pot to throw water on the fire.

Firefighters finished putting out the flames

Damage was limited to the garage and the cause is under investigation.

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