Deceased person found in Poinsettia Fire in Carlsbad, California

Poinsettia Fire, screen grab from Fox TV at 120 pm PDT, May 14, 2014
Poinsettia Fire, screen grab from Fox TV at 1:20 p.m. PDT, May 14, 2014.

A deceased person has been found inside the perimeter of the Poinsettia Fire in Carlsbad, California.

The City announced today that during mopup of the 400-acre blaze, firefighters were alerted to a transient encampment in the area of Ambrosia and Calliandra.  On checking the area, firefighters located a badly burned body. Further details about the deceased are unknown at this time and the investigation is ongoing. There have been no other reported injuries or fatalities.

Carlsbad is on the Pacific coast between Oceanside and San Diego. More information about the Poinsettia Fire which started May 14, 2014.

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire.