NORCO: House Fire

On Monday night, July 15, 2019, Cal Fire / Riverside County Fire responded to reports of a residential structure fire in Horse Town USA. The fire was reported around 10:11pm in the 3600 block of Hillside Avenue. The first arriving resourced reported smoke and fire visible from one side of a single story, single family dwelling. Initial reports indicated the fire may have started on the outside of the home and spread up the wall and into the attic of the home. As Firefighters worked to vent the roof of the home, the homeowner was attempting to use a garden hose to wet down his belongings inside his garage. Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire within 45 minutes however, the home suffered damage from smoke, water and the attic fire itself. No injuries were reported and the exact cause of the fire has yet to be determined.