MONTEREY (CBS SF) — A small airplane crashed into a house close to Monterey Regional Airport Tuesday morning, inflicting a fireplace that has reportedly burned no less than two properties.
The crash was reported at round 10:45 a.m. close to Freeway 68 within the Monterra Ranch subdivision.
The Monterey County Regional Fireplace District stated three further engines have been requested to work on the extension of the fireplace into the comb.
MCRFD, CAL FIRE, Metropolis of Monterey FD, Metropolis of Seaside FD , AMR. SO. On scene of airplane right into a home close to Hwy 68 Monterey ranch pic.twitter.com/u8dcPCmUyH
— Mont. Co. Regional Fireplace (@mcrfd) July 13, 2021
KION cited a spokesperson for the Monterey County Sheriff’s Workplace as saying it’s believed one particular person was on board, and deputies had been nonetheless assessing the scene.
The Monterey County Weekly reported the house’s house owners, Roger and Julie Goulart, stay within the San Francisco Bay Space and use the Monterra residence as a second house. The couple informed the Weekly their daughter had been staying on the house however was away on the time of the crash.
A caretaker for the Monterra Affiliation noticed the crash, the Weekly reported.
“I noticed the airplane fly very low and heard a few of the timber crackling,” he informed the Weekly. “Then the airplane hit the home. Went proper into the lounge.”
KSBW reported the crash concerned a single-engine Golden Eagle Cessna and no less than two properties had been burning within the ensuing fireplace.
Different businesses responding to the incident had been the Monterey and Seaside fireplace departments in addition to Cal Fireplace.
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