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1 Person Dies In House Fire

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The coroner’s office has not yet released the identity of the person who died in a structure fire east of Temecula today.

Fire officials received a report of the blaze at 6:57 a.m. in the 58700 block of Yaw Street, located about 25 air miles east of the city in unincorporated area of Riverside County known as Anza.

“First arriving engine company reported a double-wide manufactured home, well-involved with fire,” said Jody Hagemann, Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department spokeswoman.

The blaze was contained at 8:20 a.m., but one person who was in the home did not survive, Hagemann reported.

Twenty-one firefighters were called to the scene, Hagemann said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Brenda February 05, 2013 at 10:29 PM
How sad. :/ a terrible tragedy. We don't know what caused it yet but there is one reason I hate propane which is often used with mobile homes I presume because of location and that is FIRE. I have seen so many go up so fast in Arizona where we also have one. I HATE propane and seriously try to do microwave cooking just to not have to light the stove and ovens :/

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