01.02.2023 | 12:32 AM | IRVINE – A massive two-alarm fire engulfed a home sending flames shooting through the roof, early Monday morning.
Callers reported the massive blaze along with explosions at a two-story home located in the 4000 block of Homestead Street around 12:32 AM.
Crews arriving on scene discovered flames shooting through the home’s garage with fire extending into the second-story attic.
Around 50 firefighters worked to snuff out the blaze in under an hour.
Investigators believe the fire was sparked by defection lithium-ion batteries
No injuries to civilians or firefighters were reported and nobody was at the home when the fire broke out.
Neighbors believe the home’s occupants are on vacation.