Youngsters start structure fire in Bieber

Firemen in yellow water down a small trash pile fire.

Bieber Fire Dept. sprays the fire.

October 1 2006, Bieber CA
Copyright 2006 BigValleyNews

About 6 PM Sunday evening, Bieber Fire Dept. was dispatched to a "structure fire". The fire occurred at the corner of Third and Cedar Streets across the street from the Bieber Mobile Home Park.

The fire destroyed a small un-occupied travel trailer and also set ablaze a nearby pile of tires and other items. It occurred within a few feet of a

residential structure which was threatened, but firemen extinguished the blaze before much damage to the residence occurred.

The fire was apparantly was caused by 2 youngsters, either intentionally or accidently. The two younsters were injured by a reported propane explosion and were transported to Mayers Memorial Hospital with burn injuries sufficient to need medical attention.

Fireman extinguising a small smoking fire.

You can see the tire pile on the left

and the small travel trailer in the center.

To read about he aftermath and how one of the boys family reacted, click here!