One dead after RV fire breaks out in Descanso Monday afternoon

Posted at 3:18 PM, Jan 29, 2018

DESCANSO, Calif. -- One person has died after an RV fire broke out in Descanso Monday afternoon, according to Cal Fire. 

The fire broke out on 23449 Trappers Hollow. Cal Fire responded quickly due to windy, dry conditions and fear that the fire may spread quickly.

When firefighters and deputies arrived, they found a mobile home on the property fully engulfed in flames. They also found an unconscious and unresponsive Caucasian man. Despite lifesaving efforts, he died at the scene.

The name of the man has not yet been released. The San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of his death.

At this time, it’s unknown what caused the fire. The Sheriff's Homicide Detail is investigating.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.


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