Paso Robles medics find dead body in smoldering home
August 26, 2015
Paso Robles medics responded to a medical emergency report Tuesday evening and found a dead body inside a smoldering house.
Shortly before 6 p.m., emergency services personnel responded to a medical call in the 3200 block of Pine Street. When the medics arrived, they found the single-family house still smouldering from a fire.
The fire had not been reported prior to the medics arriving. The medics alerted the city fire department, and firefighters arrived at the scene within five minutes.
Firefighters found a deceased male inside the home, according to a city press release. The house had extensive heat and smoke damage throughout the interior.
Personnel from the Paso Robles Police Department, Cal Fire and the county coroner’s office also came to the scene. Both the police department and the Paso Robles Department of Emergency Services are investigating the cause of the fire.
Authorities have not yet released the deceased’s name or any information about a suspected cause.