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Hemet fatal house fire investigation underway

A fire broke out at a home on Griffith Way at Weston Place in Hemet on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013.

December 27, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
An investigation is underway after a fatal house fire in Hemet. One person was killed and another was injured Thursday night.

Crews were called to a home on Griffith Way at Weston Place around 8 p.m. It took about 30 firefighters to knock down the flames.

Officials said the fire was believed to have started in the living room of the house. The cause remains under investigation.

The identity of the victim has not been released.

City News Service contributed to this report.