On Sunday, November 26, 2017, at about 2:58 p.m., Officers of the Clovis Police Department and Fire Personnel of the Clovis Fire Department were dispatched to the 200 block of Calhoun Street in reference to a structure fire. Upon arrival, firefighters noted a small, detached outbuilding in the backyard of the home. This outbuilding was engulfed in flames. Firefighters were told people were still inside of the structure. Firefighters battled the fire and when they were able to enter the structure found three persons inside. All three persons were deceased. A fourth subject had been able to escape the structure and was ultimately treated at Plains Regional Medical Center.
The next of kin for the three deceased persons have been notified. The deceased persons have been identified as;
John Sandoval (54 years of age)
Robert Elebario (51 years of age)
Billie Jo Grabowsky (52 years of age)
The surviving fourth subject was identified as Rogelio Hernandez (53 years of age).
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.