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Body Found in Fire on Old Tunnel Rd.

A body found at the site of a small fire in Grass Valley Thursday evening. Around 6:45 a Grass Valley Police Officer on routine patrol spotted a plume of smoke in the vacinity of Old Tunnel Road d and Town Talk Road. Lieutenant Joe Matteoni said the officer called it in and initiated emergency response. The officer ran to the scee carrying a fire extinguisher and while fighting the fire made a gruesome discovery.*

Listen to Lt. Joe Matteoni

Matteoni says the Fire Departent arrived on scene shortly after the discovery.*

Listen to Lt. Joe Matteoni

The fire was contained to about a 50 foot by 50 foot spot fire, but the cause is unkonwn.

Matteoni did say that the site looked like it was inhabited.*

Listen to Lt. Joe Matteoni

The incident is currenty under invesitagion, no identity of the victim at this time.

 

 

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