Structure fire update
Friday, May 2 — A fire that heavily damaged a residence in the Susanville area has been determined to be human caused and accidental in nature, according to a press release from the Susanville Fire Department.
The press release said the Thursday, May 1 blaze that required a multiple agency response, started outside of the home and spread into the structure and a shed.
The Susanville Fire Department responded at 5:40 p.m. for a reported smoke check in the area of Covina Avenue and Upland Street. While responding engine 623 was enroute and dispatch notified the crew the incident was a possible escaped debris burn threatening a structure. Upon arrival, firefigthers found a fully involved residential structure fire.