Fire Damages San Marcos Duplex Home

Fire Reported In 1500 Block Of Via Entrada Del Lago

A fire caused extensive damage to a duplex home in San Marcos on Saturday.

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"We responded to a structure fire at 1561 Via Entrada Del Lago at 12:26 p.m.," said San Marcos Fire Department Battalion Chief Rick Vogt. "It was a fully-involved garage fire that extended throughout the house."

Vogt said the two-alarm fire was in a duplex unit and also caused damage to the structure next door. Vogt said 36 firefighters responded to the blaze.

"It was controlled at 1:10 p.m.," he said.

There was one non-fire related injury. A bystander who fell ill was hospitalized, Vogt said.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

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