Press Release: Fatality in Structure Fire on Thissell Road

Dixon, CA – This afternoon, the Dixon Fire Department was dispatched to a first alarm structure fire in the Dixon Fire Protection District, along the 5800 block of Thissell Road.  First arriving units noted a fully involved RV. Crews from the City of Vacaville, Vacaville Fire Protection District, UC Davis Fire Department and Winters Fire Department responded. 

Firefighters initiated an aggressive fire attack and performed primary search operations. Unfortunately, during this search, a body was discovered. The fire was extinguished.

Detectives from the Solano County Sheriff’s Office and Solano County Fire Investigation Unit responded to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of the person found inside of the RV. The identity of the deceased person, cause of death, and circumstances surrounding this incident are undetermined as this time. This investigation is ongoing and further details regarding this incident will be released when they become available.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Solano County Sheriff's Office. For questions related to the fatality please contact Solano County Sheriff’s Office PIO Deputy Rex Hawkins at  


Established in 1871, the Dixon Fire Department provides fire protection for the City of Dixon and the Dixon Fire Protection District. The Department serves a combined population of nearly 25,000, covering an area of 320 square miles. Seven square miles of service area are within the city limits and 313 square miles are in the Dixon Fire Protection District through a protection contract. The Department provides fire protection, paramedic level emergency medical response, fire prevention services, public fire safety education, fire investigations, and emergency management. 

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