Fresno fire crews working to extinguish 2 separate fires on opposite ends of town

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Firefighters at the scene of a structure fire on East Braly Avenue and South Sarah Street.

FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – Fire crews are working to extinguish two working fires on opposite ends of town Thursday night, according to Fresno fire officials.

Just after 7:00 p.m., fire personnel from the Fresno Fire Department responded to the area of West Acacia and North Hayes avenues for reports of a working residential fire.

Roughly six minutes later, fire officials say crews responded to the area of East Braly Avenue and South Sarah Street for another working fire with reports of people possibly still in the structure.

Firefighters at the Braly and Sarah incident say all residents inside the structure were able to safely exit the residence before crews arrived on scene. No injuries have been reported at this incident and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

Crews working at the Acacia and Hayes incident say a total of five adults have been displaced and that fire personnel is working with Red Cross to find shelter for these residents.

The cause of this fire is also currently under investigation.

Authorities say a second alarm had been requested for both fires as crews worked to extinguish the flames.

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