01.14.2021 | 12:19 AM | NEWPORT BEACH – A second-alarm fire that spread inside the walls of an apartment building prompted evacuations but was quickly contained by firefighters, early Thursday morning.
The fire was first reported on the second-floor of an apartment building located in the 200 block of McNeil Lane around 12:19 AM.
When crews arrived on scene they located smoke emanating from electrical sockets on the second-floor of the building and determined a fire was spreading within the walls.
Firefighters evacuated nearby apartments and worked to extinguish the fire.
Flames spread to a third-story apartment but were quickly extinguished by firefighters.
No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation.