Apple Valley Apartment Fire W/SOT


At 1:30 am on Monday, Apple Valley Fire Protection District along with Apple Valley Police responded to a structure fire on the 15300 block of Kiamichi Road in Apple Valley. Upon arrival they found one unit with heavy smoke and fire. Fire crews were able to get a knock down of the fire in about 17 minutes, preventing the fire from spreading to the other units. The Cause is being investigated as candles burning inside the home. Two people were displaced due to the fire. Red Cross was called in to assist. Southern California Edison arrived on scene and found one the other units had illegally bypassed the electrical box. Shortly after authorities then found a grow operation. Authorities could not comment further on the situation.