2 dead after fire destroys Hemet home

HEMET, Calif. (KABC) -- Two people are dead after a house fire in Hemet Saturday night.

The home near West Johnston and South Lyon avenues has now been boarded up and red tagged.

Officials responded to a report of a burning car in a carport, but by the time firefighters arrived the flames had spread to the home.

Crews found two victims inside. One was taken to a hospital and later died. The other was found inside the home after the fire was extinguished.

Arson investigators are looking into the cause of the fire.
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