FIRE DAMAGES RIVERSIDE APARTMENT

FIRE DAMAGES RIVERSIDE APARTMENT

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AN UNATTENDED CANDLE IS TO BLAME FOR AN APARTMENT FIRE IN RIVERSIDE EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

FIREFIGHTERS RESPONDED TO THE FIRE AT 1954 AND 1/2 RIVERSIDE BOULEVARD AROUND 2:10AM.

SMOKE WAS COMING FROM THE APARTMENT IN THE BACK OF THE L-SHAPED BUILDING.

INVESTIGATORS SAY A CANDLE IGNITED NEARBY COMBUSTIBLES IN THE BEDROOM.

THERE WERE NO OCCUPANTS HOME AT THE TIME OF THE FIRE.

THE APARTMENT SUSTAINED MODERATE FIRE AND SMOKE DAMAGE AND HAS BEEN RED TAGGED.