Kym Kemp / Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012 @ 8:48 p.m. / News
Mendocino Authorities Say Suspicious Fire Claimed the Life of Two Unidentified Victims
Mendocino authorities are currently investigating a suspicious fire in Potter Valley. On September 29th, at approximately 8:10 A.M., Mendocino County Sheriffs Deputies and California Highway Officers were dispatched to the 10580 Main Street, Potter Valley,CA to assist Potter Valley and Cal Fire in regards to a fully engulfed residential fire.
On arrival, deputies learned that family members had vacated the residence during the fire, but possibly two victims remained inside and were unaccounted for.
Deputies then contacted detectives who responded to the location. During the fire investigation, two victims were located inside the burnt structure.
Mendocino County Detectives along with Cal Fire Investigators are continuing the investigation into the cause and origin of the fire along with identifying the two deceased victims.
Further information will be released in the coming week.
Below is the Google Map of 10580 Main Street Potter Valley, CA taken prior to the fire.