Multiple Fire Departments responded to a residential structure Fire in the 14 thousand block of South Ponderosa Way just off McCourtney road early Thursday morning. One man was flown to UC Davis Medial Center by air ambulance with substantial burns and a woman was found deceased as a result of the fire. Nevada County Consolidated Fire Chief David Ray provided an update on the fire and victims at 4:00 PM. Chief Ray begins with the male….
The cause of the fire has yet to be determined. Chief Ray explains the process the department uses to establish cause.
Fire crews completed clean-up shortly after 4:00 PM.
An incident of this nature is difficult on all parties. Chief Ray asks that if you have elderly family members or young children at home that you check on them often and talk to them about fire safety and establish action plans in the event that a fire should break out in a residence.