Two people were taken to UC Davis Medical Center suffering from burns following a Friday afternoon house fire in Nevada County.
The fire was reported about 3:35 p.m. on Carey Drive off Ridge Road, near Grass Valley. Firefighters arrived to find a single-family home filled with smoke and fire burning through the attic into the main living area, according to a Nevada County Consolidated Fire District news release.
One person had made it out of the house. A second person was reported trapped inside and was located by fire crews in a bathroom.
Both people suffered significant burn injuries, the news release said, and were transported by CALSTAR air ambulance to the burn center at UC Davis Medical Center.
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The fire took about an hour to knock down and two hours to fully extinguish. The cause is under investigation.