Three Fires Burning Right Now, One Turned Deadly

May 20, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
One person has been killed in a large house fire in Fresno County.The fire destroyed a home at Herndon and Thompson which is near Temperance.

Fire officials say it began as a grass fire and quickly spread to a house which is completely destroyed.

We don't know the identity of the person who died. One other person reportedly suffered burns.

Another brush fire is burning in Madera County west of Millerton Lake.

About 50 acres have burned in the area of Highway 41 and Road 208. There are no homes in danger right now.

The largest of the fires has forced evacuations near Avocado Lake in the Fresno County foothills.


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