Location: 45000 Block of Balch Park Rd, Springville
Incident Date: 03-16-2018
Incident Time: 0700 hours
Case Number: 18-03516
Posted by: Dispatch
On 03/16/18 at approximately 0700 hours, Detectives from the Marijuana Investigation Team responded to a residential structure fire located on the 45000 block of Balch Park Road, Springville due to the suspicious nature of the fire.
During the investigation, is was determined the fire was caused by an illegal “Honey Oil” lab. The residence was completely destroyed by the fire. A 36-year-old male and a 1-year-old male infant suffered severe burns and were airlifted for medical treatment. Tulare County Fire Prevention Staff assisted with the investigation and evidence was collected at the scene.
Anyone with more information regarding this investigation or a possible location of the suspect is urged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at 1-800-808-0488 or anonymously at firstname.lastname@example.org or by text or voicemail at 559-725-4194.