A house fire and explosion killed one person in the Cobb Mountain area of Lake County, CA on Sunday. The fire started at around 3:30 PM at 11335 Airstrip Road near the town of Lower Lake. The fire destroyed the structure of the house and started to burn nearly one acre of vegetation. Firefighters who were already working to contain a wildfire about 15 miles away in Lower Lake were able to divert to the scene. An air attack by two helicopters and four fire crews contained the fire to one-tenth of an acre within a few hours. The incident commander confirmed that one person died inside the structure. Authorities are withholding the name of the deceased until the family has been notified.
IC reports fire is still 1.5 acres, cancelling dozers, good progress being made. T134 T90 T91 being released & sent to a new start in the Covelo area of Mendocino Co (report yet to come). Sheriff's located 1 possible victim, unknown status. #AirFire
— CA Fire Scanner (@CAFireScanner) July 21, 2019
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