News Release

At about 8:40 p.m. on Sunday, February 23, 2014, Cypress Fire Protection District (FPD)/CAL FIRE responded to a structure fire on Mesa Court, in the community of Carmel. 

Cypress FPD responded with assistance from Carmel Highlands FPD, CAL FIRE and Monterey Fire Department; there were 19 firefighters on scene.

Upon arrival, firefighters encountered a fully involved, detached three-car garage. Although the fire had already destroyed two cars parked inside the garage, firefighters acted quickly and were able to prevent fire spread to adjacent residences, and the home itself. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation, and there were no injuries as a result of this fire.