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Houses erupt into flames after small plane crashes in Yorba Linda

Posted at 3:38 PM, Feb 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-03 21:15:18-05

YORBA LINDA, Calif. (KGTV) -- Firefighters responded to at least two house fires after reports of a small plane crash in Yorba Linda on Sunday afternoon, according to the Orange County Fire Authority.

The Cessna aircraft took off from Fullerton Municipal Airport in Orange County, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

Just after 2 p.m., the OCFA authority confirmed that there were at least two active house fires on Canyon Drive.

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At least two people were killed, and two others were taken to a local hospital, according to OCFA.

Video from a witness shows at least one two-story home engulfed in flames as neighbors looked on.

The video also shows what seems to be a small piece of wreckage from the plane burning in the street. Viewers can see a man drenching it with water from a garden hose.

Anaheim firefighters and deputies from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department helped respond to the fires.

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