1 killed in 3-alarm San Anselmo house fire, officials say

Thursday, March 21, 2024
1 killed in 3-alarm San Anselmo house fire, officials say
One person was killed in a 3-alarm house fire in San Anselmo late Wednesday night, according to fire officials.

SAN ANSELMO, Calif. -- One person died in a house fire in San Anselmo on Wednesday night, according to the Ross Valley Fire Department.

The three-alarm fire was reported at 9:41 p.m. at 50 Hillcrest Court, where firefighters arrived to find flames coming out of the second story of a two-story hillside home, Battalion Chief Gavin Illingworth said.

Crews on scene after a deadly San Anselmo house fire was extinguished.
Crews on scene after a deadly San Anselmo house fire was extinguished.

Crews were able to extinguish the fire at 10:51 p.m. and found the victim dead inside the home, Illingworth said. The person's identity has not yet been released.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The Ross Valley Fire Department serves the communities of San Anselmo, Ross, Fairfax and Sleepy Hollow in Marin County.