Three fires erupt in local area on May 19; Fontana house is destroyed, two people are displaced – California News

Three fires erupt in local area on May 19; Fontana house is destroyed, two people are displaced – California News

Three fires erupted in the local area on May 19, including two which caused property damage, officials said.

—– IN FONTANA, a house in the 15000 block of Valencia Avenue was destroyed, resulting in the displacement of two adults and a dog, according to the San Bernardino County Fire Department.

Just after 1 p.m., the first responding crew arrived within six minutes from dispatch to find heavy flames and smoke coming from the rear of the single story residence. Immediately, fire crews began an aggressive interior attack.

High winds at the time of the incident helped quickly push the fire throughout the home and into the attic. Fire crews were able to extinguish the fire in 20 minutes, but damage to the house was significant and determined to be a total loss.

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