CHINO (CBSLA.com) — A family’s home was damaged Friday in a blaze officials suspect erupted when an ember from a nearby grass fire was blown onto the residence.
Ontario Fire Department personnel were dispatched to the scene at Roswell and Walnut avenues at approximately 1:20 p.m.READ MORE: Thousands Attend Procession Carrying Remains Of 20-Year-Old Lance Cpl. Kareem Nikoui, Killed In Kabul, To Riverside Mortuary
A department spokesperson confirmed one structure was on fire around 2:20 p.m.READ MORE: Robert Durst, New York Real Estate Scion, Convicted Of 1st Degree Murder In Death Of Longtime Friend Susan Berman
“It looks like it might have been an ember from the nearby vegetation fire, however, a full investigation still needs to be completed,” Chino Valley Public Information Officer Massiel DeGuevara said.
No one was home when the blaze erupted. However, firefighters say they did rescue a dog from the residence, as well as some belongings.MORE NEWS: Stars Show Out To Celebrate Emmy Nominations Ahead Of Big Show
It is unclear if the family will be able to move back into the home.