Investigator: Backyard Flames Do Not Necessarily Translate to Traveling Ember
Testimony continues from a neighbor and investigator in the arson trial of a Southern California teenager
A fire investigator testified Friday the flames started by a girl in her backyard did not necessarily have to create an ember that sparked the Cocos Fire. Here is more reporting on the trial Monday via Investigator: Backyard Flames Do Not Necessarily Translate to Traveling Ember | NBC 7 San Diego.
Cal Fire Investigator Testifies Ember Sparked Cocos Blaze
Testimony comes in arson trial of Southern California teenager
A California state fire investigator testifying at the Cocos Fire arson trial on Wednesday explained why he had concluded that only an ember could have started the devastating blaze that swept across San Diego’s North County last year.
Capt. Christopher Palmer, a specialist with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, said that there was no evidence that anyone had been in the canyon where the fire began, no footprints nor any other signs of human activity. READ MORE via Cal Fire Investigator Testifies Ember Sparked Cocos Blaze | NBC 7 San Diego.