Couple found dead in San Diego County house fire

(MGNOnline.com)
(MGNOnline.com)
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 7/20 8:35 am

FALLBROOK, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a husband and wife in their 70s were found dead after a fire burned through their home at a plant nursery they operated in San Diego County.

North County fire officials say they found the couple Friday in the same room of the single-story home at Hong's Flower nursery.

Their real estate agent Joe Mears tells U-T San Diego that 77-year-old Hyon Hong and 76-year-old Chang Hong had run the nursery in Rainbow for 22 years and planned to sell it and return to South Korea for retirement.

Officials say the cause of the fire hasn't been determined but sheriff's arson teams and homicide investigators were at the scene.

Firefighters say at least half the home was burning when they arrived and it took about 40 minutes to put it out.

 

©2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Share
0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
NEWSCASTS ON DEMAND
WATCH OUR LIVE NEWSCAST

What's On

All content © Copyright 2014 Intermountain West Communications Company. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
You may also view our Sitemap

Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.