BODY FOUND IN BURNED BOULEVARD HOME

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August 4, 2013 (Boulevard) -- A body has been found by firefighters inside a burned two-story resident at 2071 Ross Avenue in Boulevard.  A full wildland response was ordered for the fully engulfed residential fire earlier this evening, due to concerns it could burn into nearby brush. 

The blaze started on Ross Avenue just south of Highway 80, about a mile south of I-8. 

At 9:07 p.m., Boulevard Planning Group Chair Donna Tisdale advised ECM, "I spoke to a Ross Avenue property owner whose tenant reported one structure, several houses down the block,  has almost burned to the ground, and about a dozen fire trucks are on scene and seem to have stopped the fire spread for now."

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