Breaking News!!: Chino, CA: Fire erupts at home where a man barricaded himself inside.
Authorities were in a standoff with a man barricaded inside a home located on the 11000 block of Santa Anita in Chino, California on Wednesday, March 9th, 2016.
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** Picture from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 Photojournalist Alex Vasquez: **
According to Chino Police Department, at around 8:20am PT, authorities were serving an eviction at a home when a gunshot rang out inside the home.
Nobody was injured in the gunfire and a SWAT team was called to the home where the man was believed to be holed up.
As of 9:35am PT, a fire broke out at the home and firefighters are working to keep the fire from spreading to other home.
Residents near by were evacuated as Chino Valley Fire Department was working on putting out the fire.
The Chino Police Department is saying that the suspect is believe to have died in the home fire, but they haven’t found the suspect yet and it’s still too dangerous for thorough search.
Authorities say that a search for the suspect’s body will continue once the home cools down.
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