Photos: A Look at a Crime Scene, Where the Station Fire Began
We've seen photos of the Station Fire from space and from the ground, but every fire has its starting point. Investigators would love to have photos of the fire as it began, but then it be a case closed. The investigation went from how the fire started to a homicide case once it was determined that arson was the cause. Two firefighters died while fighting the blaze, which has charred around 250 square miles in the Angeles National Forest.
Little is known, at least publicly, about the investigation, but detectives are asking for the public's help, requesting anyone who was near the starting point to call in. The fire began near a turnout at Mile Marker 29 (map) on the Angeles Crest Highway on Wednesday, Aug 26 around 3:30 p.m. Many tips have come in, but if anyone has information, call 323 890 5500.