Calif. shooting range fire could be gang attack

The Hemet police training building was damaged, and officers think they know who's responsible


City News Service

HEMET, Calif. — Fire damaged a Hemet police training building in a remote area west of the city today, a day before the City Council will consider approving an emergency declaration allowing police to quickly secure resources needed to respond to a series of attacks on the department.

The fire, which was reported at 2 a.m., destroyed a 1,000-square-foot mobile home used as a classroom at the Hemet Police Department's shooting range, according to Hemet police Capt. Dave Brown.

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