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Fire destroys abandoned house in Winchester

Sunday, January 27th, 2013
Issue 04, Volume 17.

WINCHESTER - Fire completely destroyed an abandoned house in Winchester tonight, a Riverside County Fire Department official said.

The fire was reported at 7:59 p.m. in the 28100 block of Patterson Avenue, according to department spokeswoman Melody Hendrickson.

"The first arriving engine Advertisement
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company reported an abandoned single-story, single family dwelling well-involved with fire," Hendrickson said.

It took 21 firefighters until 8:35 p.m. to contain the fire and the structure was completely destroyed, she said.

The cause of the fire was under investigation, Hendrickson said.



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