Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District crews were kept busy putting out two fires Monday night – one in Rio Linda, the other in Arden Arcade.
The first fire was reported at about 5 p.m. in the 7300 block of Dry Creek Road in Rio Linda. Arriving crews found a barn and a trailer on fire.
Both the barn and trailer were destroyed, but firefighters kept the blaze from spreading to a house. Total loss was estimated to be $55,000.
A Ford Model A vehicle was destroyed in the barn. Cause of the fire has not been determined.
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In the second fire, which occurred at around 10 p.m. in the 700 block of Fulton Avenue, crews arrived to find a home and a detached garage on fire. The garage eventually collapsed from flames.
Firefighters focused their attention on the residence, lessening damage to the home. Total damage was estimated at $200,000.
The fire has been determined to be suspicious.