Boys seen fleeing from arson scene
SPRING VALLEY, Calif. — Fire damaged a home in a Spring Valley mobile home park Sunday, and the San Diego Sheriff’s Department was investigating the blaze as a case of arson, authorities said Monday.
The fire was reported at 7:50 p.m. Sunday at 10707 Jamacha Blvd., said Detective John Debus of the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. There were no reports of injuries.
“Members of the San Miguel Fire Department arrived shortly afterward and extinguished the blaze,” Debus said. Investigators with the Sheriff’s Bob/Arson unit determined the fire was intentionally set, he said.
Witnesses saw two boys, ages 12 to 15, fleeing the scene through a drainage culvert adjacent to the mobile home park, Debus said.
Anyone with information about the fire was asked to call Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.