April 23, 2024
A San Miguel Fireplace & Rescue places out a home fireplace in Spring Valley. Courtesy Onscene.TV

One particular person was killed when a fireplace torched half of a Spring Valley dwelling Sunday, authorities mentioned.

In accordance with San Miguel Fireplace & Rescue Battalion Chief Nick Nava, emergency crews acquired a name of a home on fireplace within the 8600 block of Eileen Avenue at about 4:15 Sunday morning. Deputies and firefighters arrived on the scene and located the again of the house engulfed in flames.

Nava mentioned that that they had beforehand acquired calls in regards to the deserted dwelling, which posed a major danger to firefighters.

“There was loads of unlawful transformed utilities, building in a number of phases, open trenching, that kind of factor on the construction,” Nava informed Onscene.TV.

Whereas firefighters had been placing out the hearth, a physique was discovered inside the house, in keeping with an emailed assertion from the San Diego Sheriff’s Division.

The Sheriff’s Bomb/Arson Unit, which investigates fires involving suspicious circumstances, severe accidents, and demise, is trying into the origin of the blaze.

The sufferer’s identification was not instantly obtainable.

Metropolis Information Service contributed to this report.