Beaumont, CA – On Thursday, February 28, 2019, at approximately 4:08 am, the Beaumont Police Department responded to the report of a residential structure fire in the 37000 block of Parkway Drive in the City of Beaumont. Upon arrival, officers were able to hear the smoke alarms sounding and see smoke coming from the second story of the residence. Unsure if there was anyone inside the residence, officers forced entry and conducted a safety sweep. Officers were unable to locate anyone inside the residence but did locate an illegal marijuana growing operation inside the home.
The cause of the fire has yet to be determined, there were no reports of injuries and no arrests have been made at this time, the investigation is on-going. Anyone with information regarding this investigation please contact MET Sergeant Darin Wann at 951-769-8500.