Kern County firefighters responded at 8:44 p.m. Sunday to a report of a fire in a garage in the 900 block of South Ranger Street in Ridgecrest.
Firefighters found an attached garage on fire, and were able to knockdown the blaze, which was beginning to spread to the main living area of the house. They also searched the structure to make sure all occupants were out.
Four people were displaced as a result of the fire. The occupants of the home were notified of the fire by a passerby.
No one was injured, and the blaze caused $45,000 in damage.