A Sage man who turned up at a Temecula Red Cross evacuation shelter in tears during a fast-moving wildland fire last year has been sentenced to prison for interfering with firefighting efforts.
, was sentenced last week for assaulting a firefighter with his vehicle and interfering with a firefighter during last summer's massive Buck Fire incident in Aguanga, according to a report from Cal Fire/Riverside County spokeswoman Jody Hagemann.
Good was sentenced to four years and eight months in state prison for his crimes, according to Hagemann's report.
O He told a volunteer there that he had lost his trailer home in the Buck blaze.
Lynda Shoemaker, a Red Cross volunteer who was managing the center that night, said Good told her he was trying to douse flames when his dogs escaped and went missing.
The swift-moving Buck Fire was r The blaze burned more than 1,800 acres, forced multiple evacuations and damaged three structures, Hagemann said.
An inmate firefighter reportedly died after battling the blaze.
The fire took four days to contain. It was later determined the blaze was sparked by lightning.