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Christmas tree lights may have sparked fire

Christmas tree lights may be to blame for a deadly apartment fire in Grand Terrace near San Bernardino on Monday, Jan. 4, 2010.

January 4, 2011 12:08:44 AM PST
Christmas tree lights may be to blame for a deadly apartment fire in Grand Terrace near San Bernardino on Monday night.A 47-year-old woman died in the fire that destroyed her apartment and damaged three others along the 11800 block of Mt. Vernon Avenue.

Neighbors saw the flames and jumped into action.

"We just started grabbing fire extinguishers and putting out the fire," said Jerry Rogers. "There was nothing else we could do."

Investigators say Christmas tree lights may have sparked the fire, but they don't have an official cause yet.

There are no signs of foul play. The victim's name was not released.