The official, who asked not to be named because firefighters have been told by their superiors not to discuss the incident, questioned why it was deemed safe for police to go inside to apprehend the suspect but not for firefighters to extinguish the blaze before it grew out of control.
“This is a career fire, this is what we do,” the fire official said.
From Ed Fletcher and Sam Stanton writing for the Sacramento Bee: “Sprinklers were turned off at Roseville Galleria during arson fire, city says” entire article HERE.
Mike “FossilMedic” Ward
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