Fire destroyed a single-wide manufactured home and one person was found
deceased in the ruins, in Green Acres west of Hemet, according to Cal
Cal Fire-Riverside County reported one fatality and the
person's gender and age were unknown. A coroner's representative would
not elaborate in a phone interview just before 7 p.m. Sept. 5.
fire was reported at 8:33 a.m. 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. The cause of the fire was being investigated.
that responded included the County Fire Hazardous Materials Support
Unit, the Sheriff's Department and Southern California Edison.