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Victorville Man Allegedly Responsible for Fire that Destroyed his Home & Severely Burned Him

Victorville Man Allegedly Responsible for Fire that Destroyed his Home & Severely Burned Him

VICTORVILLE – Authorities said that a 27-year-old Victorville man unlawfully caused a fire in his home. On June 9, 2017, deputies from the Victorville station responded to a request for assistance from the San Bernardino County Fire Department. When they arrived at the home in the 12400 block of Camino Canada Way they witnessed smoke coming from the second floor in the home.

The homeowners heard a loud noise, then their son, Justin Dunford came into their bedroom engulfed in flames. The three exited the home. Dunford was the only one injured, suffering from severe burns over half of his body. He was airlifted to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center for treatment. Dunford’s condition is unknown at this time

Investigators with San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s, Bomb/Arson Division, responded to the scene to assist County Fire with determining the exact cause of the fire. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.

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