Vista CA— Early Sunday morning, January 17, 2021, just after 2:00am, deputies from the Vista Sheriff’s Station assisted firefighters with a fire in the alley behind the 400 block of North Santa Fe Avenue.
Upon arrival, deputies located the fire that had quickly spread to at least four nearby businesses and residential apartments. Firefighters from the Vista Fire Department, Carlsbad Fire Department and Oceanside Fire Department were able to control and put out the fire.
The fire does appear to be suspicious in nature. Detectives from the Sheriff’s Bomb/Arson unit responded and are handling the investigation.
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