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SBSD - Apple Valley Police Department
Wednesday May 31st, 2023 :: 10:50 a.m. PDT


Deputies Rescue Man from House Fire in Apple Valley

DATE/TIME: May 30, 2023, at 2:20 a.m.  

INCIDENT: House Fire 

LOCATION: 19200 Block Palm Road, Apple Valley 

VICTIM(S):  50-year-old Male Resident of Apple Valley 

On Tuesday, May 30, 2023, at approximately 9:45 a.m., Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call of a house fire in the Jess Ranch Community of Apple Valley. 

Deputies and fire department personnel were dispatched to a residence in the 19200 block of Palm Road in Apple Valley. Deputy Ernesto Madrigal was the first emergency unit to arrive on scene and found the front of the residence on fire.  

 Deputy Madrigal quickly went to the rear of the residence to check for occupants. Although the residence was engulfed with smoke, Deputy Madrigal entered the residence and began calling out to anyone who might be inside.  A disabled male subject emerged from a bedroom and Deputy Madrigal assisted and guided him out of the residence to safety. 

There were no other occupants in the home and the fire department extinguished the fire.  
Anyone with information about this fire is asked to contact Deputy Madrigal at the Apple Valley Police Department at (760) 240-7400 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or leave information on the We-Tip website at 


 Refer: Pamela Hoffman  

Station: Apple Valley Police Department  

Phone No. (760) 240-7400 ext 7417 


SHANNON DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner 

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department  

SBSD - Apple Valley Police Department
14931 Dale Evans Pkwy
Apple Valley, CA 92307

Emergency: 9-1-1

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