Man Dies Following Nye Road Fire

By Logan Hall

A fire in Casitas Springs on Friday afternoon claimed the life of a 70-year-old local man in the Casitas Mobile Home Park on Nye Road. Thomas Real, who suffered third-degree burns over 90 percent of his body, was transported by ambulance to Ventura County Medical Center where he died from his injuries according to a Ventura County Sheriff's Department press release. Speculation by the victim's neighbors as to the cause of the fire was in no short supply. Sgt. Joe Evans of the Sheriff's Department's Major Crimes Unit said Tuesday

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