A person found deceased by firefighters as they extinguished a mobile home blaze in Green Acres last week has been identified, Cal Fire has determined the cause of the fire was arson, and sheriff's homicide detectives were investigating.
The deceased was identified as Autumn Kissinger, 50, of Hemet, according to coroner's officials.
fire was reported at 8:33 a.m. Sept. 5 in the 33600 block of El Centro Avenue,
southeast of the SR 74 and SR 79 junction, Melody Hendrickson of Cal
Fire said in a statement.
responded to a residential structure fire," Hendrickson said. "The first arriving engine
company reported smoke showing from the exterior of a single-wide
More than 20 firefighters were on scene and the fire
was declared contained at 8:55 a.m., Hendrickson said. The structure was
completely destroyed and the deceased person was discovered.
Anyone with more info was urged to
contact Investigator Jason Corey of the Riverside Sheriff's Central
Homicide Unit at (951) 955-2777, or Investigator Chris Barajas of the Perris Station at (951) 210-1000.