Evacuations Lifted Following Fire in Lucerne

A fire in Lucerne yesterday destroyed two homes, and damaged a third home and several outbuildings. The fire was reported in the 4200 block of Foothill Drive in Lucerne at about 5:30 p.m. Fire crews battled the flames for about 2 hours. By 8PM, the Lake County Sheriff Department lifted all evacuations. The cause of the fire was a barbecue.