Did Homeless Intentionally Set A Venice Home On Fire ?


Venice used to be a great place to walk around, hit the beach and people-watch.

Not anymore.

Venice resident Soledad Ursua is a community leader who has been complaining for months about homeless encampments taking over the area.

Soledad talked to John & Ken about a situation where an outspoken resident of Venice just had their home set on fire which killed their family dog.

This either happened by accident...or maybe not.

From the local paper The Venice Current:

A woman who lives behind the home that burned Wednesday morning says they are devastated after waking up to a fire that destroyed a home and took the life of the family dog.
"My neighbor picked up a scooter and started ramming into the walls. He was doing all he could to break in and save the woman who lives there and her dog," said Cecily--a neighbor who wishes to have her last name withheld for safety reasons.
"The dog kept yelping --and then it stopped."
It took 26 firefighters to put out the fire at 31 E Clubhouse Avenue, across from the Westminster Dog Park.
The fire started around 3:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 21, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.
The owner of the home-- a doctor--was working at the time of the fire. Her dog, a husky mix, was home and did not survive the fire.

Neighbors have started a gofundme page for this homeowner. Give what you can.

Mike Bonin, when will you start protecting your constituents?

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