San Diego County Sheriff's Department

Dec 28, 2015 - Email Address of Provider: [email protected] Telephone number of Provider: Media Contact: Dan Wilson. Date of Release: December ...
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SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE INFORMATION SHEET

Subject:

Bonita House Fire

Person Providing Information:

Deputy Dan Wilson - Sheriff's Bomb/Arson

Email Address of Provider:

[email protected]

Telephone number of Provider: Media Contact:

Dan Wilson

Date of Release:

December 28, 2015

Time of Release:

10:30 a.m.

SYNOPSIS: One person is dead and four others were taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation following a house fire in Bonita. The fire broke out just before 5:00 a.m. in the 3800 block of Alameda Way. Deputies from the Imperial Beach Sheriff's Substation, as well as firefighters from the Chula Vista Fire Department, National City Fire Department and BonitaSunnyside Fire Protection District responded to the incident. There were five people inside the two-bedroom home when the fire started. One person was found dead in the back bedroom. Four people who suffered smoke inhalation were taken to UCSD Medical Center. The Medical Examiner's Office will determine the cause and manner of death, as well as positive identification of the body. Sheriff's Bomb/Arson Investigators and fire crews are continuing their investigation to determine what may have started the fire.

Media Relations – (858) 974-2259 Watch Commander – (858) 565-5555 PAD-3 10/15