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Burn victim dies

The Lake of the Pines man who was severely burned Thursday when his large home caught fire died Sunday from his injuries.

William Finefrock was flown to the UC Davis Regional Burn Center in Sacramento at about 7:14 p.m. Thursday suffering from second- and third-degree burns, Higgins Fire apparatus engineer John McIntosh said.

When firefighters arrived at the million-dollar home in the 23000 block of Shadow Drive, it was half-engulfed in flames, and Finefrock was outside of the house, fire district officials said.



About 15 firefighters worked for an hour to contain the flames, McIntosh said. There was heavy damage in the garage and smoke and heat damage throughout the house. The source and cause of the fire were still under investigation Monday, fire district officials said.


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