HESPERIA, Calif. – San Bernardino County Fire Department firefighters responded to a fire at a Hesperia grow house on Saturday evening.
At around 8:45 p.m. San Bernardino County Fire responded to multiple reports of smoke coming from the attic of a home in the 11000 block of Oakwood Avenue. The first firefighters to arrive to find smoke coming from the vents of the single-story home. “Firefighters entered the home and initiated an offensive fire attack,” said San Bernardino County Fire Spokesman Jeremy Kern. “Firefighters priorities were to search the home for any occupants and limit the spread of the fire that was established in the attic. Upon entry, a partial collapse of the roof to the center of the structure hampered suppression efforts.”
Evidence of a grow operation was found as firefighter worked to control the fire. The fire was knocked down within around 30 minutes. When all the power was secured investigations and sheriff’s officials. No injuries were sustained as a result of the fires. Three engines, one truck company, one chief officer, one medic ambulance and one investigator totaling 16 personnel from County Fire were assigned to the incident.
The fire remains under investigation.
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