San Bernardino

Car Crash Sparks Fire in Home Near Victorville

A car crashed into a home in Spring Valley Lake Sunday morning, sparking a structure fire that threatened to spread to other houses amid strong winds, according to the San Bernardino County Fire Department.

Firefighters reached the scene of the crash on the 13000 block of Riverview Drive shortly after 10 a.m. and found multiple vehicles and a house on fire as a result of what appears to be a single car driving off the road into the structure.

Firefighters were initially forced into a defensive position to prevent the blaze from spreading. Seven engines and a total of 35 fire personnel were needed to knock down the fire over the course of 30 minutes, the department said.

No injuries to civilians were reported. One firefighter sustained minor injuries. The cause of the crash is under investigation. The identity of the driver was not made available.

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