A 100-year-old house burned and another damaged in central Bakersfield.One home was destroyed and another badly damaged in a three alarm fire on P Street near 9th Street in central Bakersfield. Michael Murphy owns the home that went up in flames early Monday afternoon and was told by firefighters it seems to have started in the garage behind his house. He said there were flammables including a barbecue and 7 or 8 double-bags of briquettes inside the garage.Arson investigators are looking into the cause, there’s no damage estimate but the Red Cross has been called in to help Mr. Murphy and his adult daughter find a place to stay

Sean Michael Lisle

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