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1 dead after fire at Citrus Heights mobile home park, officials say

When crews arrived they found the fire had spread to a mobile home, fully engulfing it.

CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif. — Firefighters said a mobile home park fire in Citrus Heights turned deadly Wednesday evening.

In a tweet, Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District said crews were on scene of a multi-unit fire on Hemet Drive. 

Chris Vestal from Sacramento Metro Fire said the fire sparked outside of a mobile home around 6:40 p.m. 

When crews arrived they found the fire had spread to a mobile home, fully engulfing it. Firefighters began searching the unit while attempting to extinguish the fire and found a person dead inside. 

The fire was extinguished within an hour of crews arriving. Two other units sustained heat and smoke damage. 

The identity of the person found inside the mobile home has not been released. No other injuries have been reported. 

    

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