(Another suspicious fire in Salton City)…It was reported this week.
Fire crews responded to the midday call near South Marina Drive and Shore Palm. The unoccupied structure was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived. Assistance was called in from Cal Fire San Diego, El Centro, Brawley, Westmorland, Cal Fire Riverside, and Salton Sea Beach. This is the 5th suspicious fire in the area in the past 4 months. It has fire officials worried. All the fires have been at unoccupied structures, but officials say some of those structures have been close to occupied structures. The latest fire is being investigated by the Imperial County Fire Arson Task Force. Residents are being asked to be vigilant, especially near unoccupied structures, and report any suspicious activity.