Smoke pours from cabin where Christopher Dorner said to be holed up; SWAT team reportedly goes inside

Posted at 7:29 PM, Feb 12, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-13 00:41:31-05

Suspected serial cop killer Christopher Dorner is said to be holed up in a Big Bear cabin that is burning to the ground.

Images now show the cabin completely engulfed in flames It wasn’t clear who started the fire.

The exchange of gunfire occurred before the fire began, according to the San Bernardino sheriff’s department. That gun battle struck down  two deputies; one later died, said Cindy Bachman of the sheriff’s department.  The deputy who survived is in surgery and is expected to make it.


The Big Bear cabin where Christopher Dorner is said to be hold up is on fire.

“We are planning on a long night,”  Bachman said.

The cabin was reported to be a rental, and nobody was believed to be inside.

Dorner has now allegedly killed a total of four people, and injured three, since the saga began last week.