ATHERTON (BCN) — Firefighters responded Wednesday to an explosion and shed fire in Atherton.
Menlo Park Fire Protection District personnel responded Wednesday at 3:50 a.m. to a home on Holbrook Lane and located a shed and fence behind the home’s garage that were burning.
Firefighters managed knock down the fire by 4 a.m.
Investigators determined the fire was likely started by electrical wiring that was used to power a pump needed as part of a well water system.
The fire caused an estimated $6,000 in damage to the shed and fence.
There were no injuries reported.