Valley Briefs: Unidentified man dies in fire

El Centro Police Department investigators inspect the body of a man that is suspected of having committed suicide in a storage lot between The Owl Cafe in El Centro and the Methodone Clinic on the 600 block of Main Street. MARIO RENTERIA PHOTO

EL CENTRO — An unidentified man reportedly died as a result of a fire at 9:45 a.m. Thursday in the 600 block of Main Street, the El Centro Fire Department reported.

The blaze, which had been contained to a vehicle and a boat in an auto storage lot, had also left one ECFD firefighter with an unspecified injury, said Battalion Chief Cedric Ceseña.

Adelante Valle Editor Arturo Bojorquez can be reached at or 760-335-4646.

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