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Man fatally shot while firefighters battle house blaze

The burning home reportedly housed explosives, and the killed man refused to put his hands up when he exited the home

By Richard Brooks and Brian Rokos
The Press Enterprise

SAN BERNARDINO MOUNTAINS, Calif. — Deputies fatally shot a 56-year-old man while assisting firefighters in the San Bernardino Mountains during a blaze at a house they were told contained weapons and possibly explosives, sheriff's officials say.

The incident happened about 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12, in the 22900 block of Redwood Way in the Crestline-area community of Valley of Enchantment.

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